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JTEC Energy and JES Founder Dr. Lonnie Johnson Inducted into National Inventors Hall of Fame

Press Release ATLANTA, May 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — JTEC Energy and Johnson Energy Storage announced that the companies’ founder, Super Soaker inventor Dr. Lonnie Johnson, was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony was held in Washington, D.C. on May 5, 2022. Dr. Johnson was joined by his family and by […]

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The Super Soaker was Invented by a NASA Nuclear Engineer Working on His Hobby in the Bathroom

Article by Rain Noe for Core77.com  published 2/8/22 In 1982, nuclear engineer Lonnie Johnson was working for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. During the day, he was figuring out how to power the Galileo spacecraft; at night he was working on a hobby project, developing an environmentally-friendly, Freon-free heat pump. For the heat pump experiments, Johnson […]

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