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posted on Feb, 9 2004 @ 07:53 AM
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When NASA first started sending up astronauts, they quickly discovered
that ball point pens would not work in zero gravity. To combat this
problem, NASA scientists spent a decade and $12 billion developing a
pen that writes in zero gravity, upside down, on almost any surface
including glass and at temperatures ranging from below freezing to
over 300 Degrees.

The Russians used a pencil.

Enjoy paying your taxes--they're due again soon.




posted on Feb, 9 2004 @ 10:24 AM
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That's our government for ya!



posted on Feb, 9 2004 @ 11:09 AM
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Originally posted by NetStorm
When NASA first started sending up astronauts, they quickly discovered
that ball point pens would not work in zero gravity. To combat this
problem, NASA scientists spent a decade and $12 billion developing a
pen that writes in zero gravity, upside down, on almost any surface
including glass and at temperatures ranging from below freezing to
over 300 Degrees.

The Russians used a pencil.

Enjoy paying your taxes--they're due again soon.



Delete this article. IT's a load of rubbish.

A pen company made the pen and spent $2 million dollars on research and development.



posted on Feb, 9 2004 @ 12:00 PM
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Lol, 2 million for a pen is still funny. A pencil would have been cheaper anyway.



posted on Feb, 9 2004 @ 03:10 PM
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Originally posted by DaRAGE
Delete this article. IT's a load of rubbish.

A pen company made the pen and spent $2 million dollars on research and development.


www.eastviewsystems.com.au...

www.darvill.clara.net...

www.breakthechain.org...


BUT...you did notice, that I posted this in the JOKES PRANKS AND HUMOR section right?



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