Fisher Astronaut - AG7 40th Anniversary Ballpoint Pen
Item #: AG740
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 20 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 AG7 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.
AG7s are used on all NASA Apollo and Shuttle missions ISS International Space Station Russian Soyuz and MIR space flights French ARIANE Space Program Everest North Face Ski Expedition.
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)