The original Bullet Space Pen was conceived in July of 1948 by Paul Fisher, who was soon machining a new pen design shaped from solid aluminium. This became our first Fisher ball point pen, the #400 Bullet Pen, and arguably the most popular pen of the twentieth century.
This pen is now composed of all brass with a chrome finish. Cited as an outstanding example of industrial art, the classic design of the Fisher Bullet Pen has been exhibited for years in the New York Museum of Modern Art. The Bullet's timeless styling has been the topic of many art books and magazine articles. Often imitated but never duplicated, the Fisher Bullet Space Pen continues to be our most popular pen.
Writes at any angle, even in Zero Gravity.
Simply the most versatile pen ever made.
Writes in extreme temperatures from -30F to 250F
Each Fisher Space Pen is precision assembled and hand tested.
All brass and steel construction. Matt Black finishing.
Writes in Extreme Conditions Writes at any angle- even upside down. Writes underwater and over wet surfaces. Writes in extreme temperatures from -30 F to +250 F Writes in the gravity-free vacuum of space.
Fishers Pressurized Cartridges The secret behind the unique capabilities of our pens lies in the ink cartridge itself. Our refills are hermetically sealed, pressurized with nitrogen gas, and feature a tungsten carbide ballpoint tip - the same extra hard metal that is used to make armor-piercing ammunition. No longer relying on gravity to write, our pens are able to function at any angle, even upside down! In order to prevent leaks from the gas pressure, our ink has to be thick, thixotropic to be exact.
Fisher ink is actually more of a gel than a liquid when it is at rest, with a consistency similar to that of toothpaste. It is only when pressure is applied to the ballpoint that the ink will take on the spreadable properties of a liquid, while still retaining the stickiness needed to adhere to nearly any material.
Facts and History of the Space Pens The story of the Space Pen really begins with its inventor, Paul C. Fisher. Before he took to making pens, Paul worked in an airplane propeller factory during World War II. It was there that he gained valuable experience with ball bearings, knowledge that would come in handy down the road for creating ballpoints. He later went on to invent the “universal refill” ink cartridge, which in turn led him to create the first “Anti-Gravity” pen, patented in 1966.
Although it is a popular misconception that NASA invested millions of dollars developing an anti-gravity writing instrument, the fact of the matter is that Paul had been working on the design for years and had invested roughly $1 million dollars into the pens development . Truth be told, in the beginning Fisher didn’t even set out to create a pen specifically for the astronauts; he was simply looking to make a great pen that worked without leaking. In the end he had developed what he considered to be the perfect pen – a pen with ink that would not be exposed to air, rely on gravity, leak or dry up, and that wrote underwater and in extreme temperatures.
His breakthrough happened to be perfectly timed with the space race and he offered the pens to NASA for consideration. Two years of testing later and the Space Pen was approved to accompany the Apollo 7 astronauts into space. Despite the old joke that the Russians solved their anti-gravity writing problem by using pencils, Russian cosmonauts actually began to carry Fisher Space Pens on their missions as well, at about the same time that NASA did.
Style: Cap Slides On & Off Finish: Matt Black Length: Open - 5.25" Closed - 3.75" Cartridge: Fisher Pressurized PR4 Black Ink Medium Point Packaging: Moonscape Gift Box with Astronaut Sleeve
100% genuine and authentic Fisher Space Pen product Made In The USA
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