Today in Tech History – – September 8, 2018

1930 – The first roll of waterproof, transparent, pressure-sensitive tape was sold. Its brand name “Scotch” has become synonymous with cellophane tape.

http://news.3m.com/press-release/company/3m-celebrates-75-years-scotch-transparent-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.

http://en.memory-alpha.org/wiki/8_September

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

http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/genesis/media/feature-genesis-returns.html

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