It took the Americans 10 year and $12,000,000 to make a pen that can write in space

Discussion in 'Random Thoughts' started by bird_migration, May 26, 2004.

  1. Whilst the Russians just used a pencil.
  2. Cirrhosis

    Cirrhosis Banned

    It took bird_migration one minute and 30 seconds to write a post containing a joke we have all heard before.
  3. It is not a joke, it is true.
  4. Maverick

    Maverick Banned

    That's the sad/funny part.
  5. DarkLunacy

    DarkLunacy Senior Member

    I was just discussing that over dinner.
  6. metro

    metro self-banned

    What dummies! I'm sure lots of important text was erased due to this negligence.
    amerakins are jeniouses
  7. Fractual_

    Fractual_ cosmos factory


    i'm curious, did they invent the pen even after they knew russians could use pencils(if so, that really shows where are priorities are at)? and why dont normal pens work?!
  8. Epiphany

    Epiphany Copacetic

    It's rather sad how we waste money on crap
  9. cerridwen

    cerridwen in stitches

    lol.... well, you know how the gov't is, they never want to spend their funds feeding the homeless or cleaning up the environment - making space pens is MUCH more important!

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