Everyone knows about the space pen. NASA spent millions on R&D to create the ultimate pen that would work in zero gravity and the result was this incredible machine. Well, no. In fact it was made by a pen manufacturer in 1966 — but it wasn't until October of 1968 that it went into orbit and fulfilled its space pen destiny.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 19): Gains in Asian markets failed to lift the FBM KLCI today, closing 5.87 points or 0.34% lower at 1,732.14, marking its second consecutive day of decline.
Earlier in the day, the benchmark index declined as much as 1.14% to touch an intraday low of 1,718.13, before paring losses to hover around the 1,730 mark. Week-on-week, the index was 0.08% lower compared to its closing of 1,730.74 on Oct 12.