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Interesting Facts of Duct Tape and NASA Astronauts [Infographic]

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Andrew Miller

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Duct Tapes Saves Lives

Duck or Duct Tape

If someone asks Americans about the history of Duct tape then first thing everyone, remembers is Apollo 13 mission. Few of them knows that this adhesive tape was invented in 2nd world war, the reason behind remembering it, is because this genius tape saves the life of astronauts and helps in successfully completion of this mission.  After this incident Duct tape a simple packaging material has been referred to as engineering tool by NASA and it is now an essential thing kept by the astronauts.

In this infographic, we have added the moments of NASA astronauts in space, showing how duct tape helped and made its presence important.


Interesting Facts of Duct Tape and NASA Astronauts [Infographic]

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How Duct Tape Saves The Problem Of NASA Astronauts

Duct Tape was not invented for the space program. Richard Drew invented it in the 1940s orginally invented for WW II and was used as medical tape. Duct tape is waterproof. It was often referred to as "Duck Tape". Military personnel discovered "Duck Tape" could be used to repair objects, guns, jeeps, and even small aircraft, and many more things!

Was Duct tape invented for the space program? It's no secret that duct tape is an important tool to the NASA program. In fact, a roll goes up on every flight that leaves the launch pad. Duct Tape has actually saved lives and equipment in space.

Here are some of the ridiculously cool ways Duct tape makes life far, far better in low Earth orbit and beyond.

  1. THE PROBLEM
  2. IT WORKED
  3. Cord made up of Tape
  4. THE SOLUTION
  5. TUCK JOB
  6. ZAP PROTECTOR
  7. AUTO BODY REPAIR ON THE MOON
  8. INSTANT PLUMBER
  9. OH, CHRISTMAS TREE
  10. HOUSTON, WE NO LONGER HAVE A PROBLEM
  11. ADHESIVE ADVANTAGE
  12. POST-IT NOTES
  13. SMART ASS-TRONAUTS
  14. WE NEED TO STICK TOGETHER
  15. THIS BAG ISN'T GOING ANYWHERE
  16. GOOD FOR THE SOLE
  17. A WHIZ IN THE KITCHEN
  18. SPOON CANDY
  19. TAPE TAMES JETPACKS

Duct tape is commonly used in situation that require a strong, flexible, and very sticky tape. Some have a long-lasting adhesive and resistance to weathering.

M.S. Packaging

www.mspackaging.co.uk



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