NASA – Funny Jokes

June 8, 2007 · Print This Article

During the heat of the space race in the 1960’s, the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration decided it needed a

ballpoint pen to write in the zero gravity confines of its space capsules. After considerable research and development, the

Astronaut Pen was developed at a cost of about $1 million U.S. The pen worked and also enjoyed some modest success as a novelty

item back here on Earth. The Soviet Union, faced with the same problem, used a pencil.


Got something to say?