Fisher Space Pen Co.® is pleased to announce its certification through STEM.org as an Officially Certified STEM Product in the Writing Instruments category. Science, technology and innovation are the foundation of the Fisher Space Pen’s pressurized technology, chosen by NASA in 1967 to be the official pen used on all manned missions in space, most recently with SpaceX.
Matt Fisher, Vice President of Fisher Space Pen Co., says, “For the next generation of space explorers, STEM is a foundation that sparks interest, excitement and dreams in our talented youth. At Fisher Space Pen Co. we love sharing our story and hopefully our story inspires those who dare to dream big.”
Paul C. Fisher revolutionized the pen industry with the invention of the ‘universal cartridge refill’. This creation of the sealed, pressurized ink cartridge in the original AG7 space pen for astronauts launched the company into space in 1967, debuting on the Apollo 7 mission in 1968. The Fisher Space Pen now has its own permanent display inside the Kennedy Space Center, showcasing the brand story to more than three million people a year.
Fisher Space Pen Co. created the AG7, the original Astronaut Space Pen, to answer the need for ordinary materials to perform well in space. Since then, the original Space Pen has been used on all human space flights. Also, the pen has gained popularity among the general public for decades. The Fisher Space Pen forever revolutionized the pen market through practices and principles in scientific research, engineering, and technological advances.
Fisher Space pen Co. is pleased with this recognition in the form of certification as a STEM product. In celebration of National STEM Day on November 8 this year, Fisher Space Pen Co. hopes to help people create amazing new opportunities in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math.
Fisher Space Pen Co. is a 74-year-old American pen manufacturer with the notable distinction of being the only pen used on every manned flight into space since Apollo 7 in 1968 and more recently with Space X. While pressurized The technology made it possible for NASA astronauts to write in space, it also provided writing capabilities in all weather, underwater, over oil and grease, and from -30 to +250 degrees Fahrenheit. These pens are the perfect tool for trade professionals, first responders, military, outdoor enthusiasts, hikers, backpackers, industrial manufacturers, underwater divers, and anyone who values a pen that won’t fail.
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