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Shopping: Mad Thing

Planning a trip to outer space? Preparing to mount an underwater expedition or a descent into a volcano? Don't leave home without a Fisher Space Pen. A mere pounds 15.95 will buy a pen which cost Nasa $1m to develop.

The Space Pen, available in shiny chrome or matt black, will write in any position, even upwards, under water, in heat up to 200C and in a gravity- free void. Available from pen shops or from City Organiser, Cabot Place West, Canary Wharf, London E14.