Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Ball point pens

Submitted by legal stranger:

When NASA started sending astronauts into space they quickly discovered that ball-point pens would not work in zero gravity.

To combat this problem, Congress approved a program and NASA scientists spent a decade and over $165 million developing a pen that writes in zero gravity, upside down, on almost any surface and at temperatures ranging from below freezing to over 300 C.  

The Russians used a pencil... 
Your taxes are due again in April.


OrbsCorbs said...

Lying John should work for NASA. He would have made sure that this program cost at least three hundred million. Gotta grease those palms, you know.

hale-bopp said...

Sorry, a well worn urban legend.


OrbsCorbs said...

I knew you'd sniff the truth out.