Today in Tech History – September 8, 2016

Today in Tech History logo1930 – The first roll of waterproof, transparent, pressure-sensitive tape was sold. Its brand name “Scotch” has become synonymous with cellophane tape.

1966 – The TV show Star Trek made its network television debut with the episode “The Man Trap”. Star Trek would have a profound influence on future technology thought and design.

2004 – NASA’s unmanned spacecraft Genesis crash-landed when its parachute failed to open.

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