Commemorative Edition Shuttle Space Pen & Coin Set.
To commemorate the remarkable achievements accomplished during the 30 years of the space shuttle program, Fisher Pen Co. is proud to offer the Space Shuttle Commemorative Pen and Coin Set This keepsake set highlights this illustrious program and pays tribute to each of the Space Shuttle orbiters in the fleet and the coin colorfully commemorates the final Shuttle Patch. The Space Shuttle Commemorative Pen & Coin set was designed as a cherished memento to the dedicated individuals involved in the space shuttle program as well as a keepsake to remember the remarkable technological advancements developed during the past 30 years. Back in 1967, after over two years of rigorous testing by NASA, the Space Pen was selected for use by the astronauts of Apollo 7 and has been used on all manned space flights since then. The Shuttle Space Pen is the next installment in line of Astronaut pens; it was introduced during the Space Shuttle Program and is the current pen of choice of the astronauts on the ISS today. The CH4 is proudly produced in the USA.Each is made of solid brass with hard chrome plating. The CH4 is thinner and lighter than its predecessor the AG7, with a slightly more sleek and modern appearance. It features a unique clicking mechanism that extends the point via the button on the top, with a release button on the side to retract it. This side button has a substantial sound and feel to it, ensuring that you will always remember to retract the point before sliding the pen back into your pocket.