STYLE: Cap Activation
CARTRIDGE: Fisher Pressurized PR4, Black Ink, Medium Point
Barrel Colors: Brass Cap with Assorted Barrel Colors; Black, White, Red, Yellow, Green, Blue, Burgundy
PACKAGING: Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Blister Card
The crew of NASA’s Apollo 11, the first manned mission to land on the Moon, fulfilled the goal set by President John F. Kennedy, that the United States would reach the lunar surface by the end of the 1960’s.
Launched on July 16th, 1969
Apollo 11 crew members:
Commander Neil Armstrong,
Command Module Pilot Michael Collins,
Lunar Module Pilot Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin, Jr.
On July 20, Armstrong and Aldrin became the first humans to land on the Moon, while Collins orbited above.
This special Edition Cap-O-Matic Space Pen has the same pressurized ink refill cartridge used on the Apollo 11 Mission. It defies gravity, writes in the harshest of environments, and is still used on all manned space flights today.
“That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.”
Neil Armstrong - July 20, 1969
The Cap-O-Matic line utilizes cap activation to extend and retract the point, and each carries a gas pressurized PR style ink refill cartridge, which means that they feature all of the unique capabilities that are synonymous with Fisher products: they will write upside down - at any angle, under water, through grease, extreme temperatures (-30 to +250 degrees F), on almost any surface, three times longer than the average pen, and of course in the gravity free vacuum of space, and all of our pens are lifetime guaranteed for quality against all manufacturing defects - American Technology
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