Lonnie G. Johnson

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Last updated 9 years ago

Social Studies
African-American History

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Lonnie G. Johnson

Sales of the Super Soaker have reached almost one billion dollars!

He is working on a new kind of rechargeable battery that will be even better than the ones we have now!

Lonnie G. Johnson is an amazing scientist! He holds over 80 patents, but is most famous for inventing the Super Soaker.

He was born on October 6, 1949 in Mobile, Alabama.He studied mechanical and nuclear engineering at Tuskegee University.He joined the Air Force after college and worked on the Stealth Bomber.

Lonnie G. Johnson

The Man Behind the Super Soaker

Lonnie developed the Super Soaker on accident while working on a heat pump during his time in the Air Force.

He is working on developing new technology to save energy and help the world "go green."He is part of an organization that helps to make good choices for underprivileged kids.



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