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 16, 1969 it carried a crew of three: Commander Neil Alden Armstrong, Command Module Pilot Michael Collins, and Lunar Module Pilot Edwin Eugene Buzz Aldrin Jr. On July 20th Armstrong and Aldrin became the first humans to land on the Moon while Collins orbited above the lunar surface.
The design and construction of this pen has not changed in 36 years. The pen you buy today is exactly the same as the one taken to the moon in 1969. It is a heavy pen and the weight rests reassuringly in your hand as you write. The AG740 is made from solid brass with an extremely hard Chrome plating. It has a very positive and substantial feeling click mechanism. You press down on the top to extend the refill and press the side button to retract the refill. Its special design assures you that you'll always retract the point before you slide it into your pocket. It's constructed of all brass and steel components of the highest quality and is made in the USA.
All Astronaut Pens are attractively packaged in heavy duty gift boxes with flock lining and come with a pamphlet describing the history of the Fisher Space Pen. Please note! The image you see for this pen is not accurate...the engravers guide below is what is actually wrapped around the pen! (webmaster)
Fisher Space Pen - Astronaut - AG7-40 Original Ballpoint - Chrome Plated - Moon Landing Engraving Features:
Finish: All Steel and Brass Components
Clip: Chrome Accents
Trim: Chrome Trim
Retractable Side Release Button
Cartridge: Fisher Space Pen pressurized refill #PR4, black ink, medium point
Engraved: Apollo 11 and the date July 20th, 1969
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