Fisher Space Pen, the company behind the pressurized stationery used by astronauts to take notes on the moon and check in-orbit checklists. Going to cross another boundary: commercial spaceflight.
Fisher, 50 years ago, developed a cartridge that could operate without gravity.
Virgin Galactic has signed a deal with slot xo Virgin Galactic ahead of the first flight of the SpaceShipTwo rocket. Virgin Galactic's billionaire founder Richard Branson and five "Unity 22" teammates will use a specially decorated version of the Fisher's Infinium space pen to sign the memo. Their test flight following its launch into space on Sunday, July 11.
Joshua Skidmore, Fisher Space Pen's director of sales and marketing, said in an interview with collectSPACE.com says, "They're looking for a pen that's right for the job. And of course, our 'Space Pen' name goes so well together. "The 6 pens they'll need for their crew are the space pens that evolved Virgin Galactic's flight logo.