The Super Soaker

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You’re probably familiar with The Super Soaker, but do you know the man behind one of the world’s most popular toys? In this episode, we’ll explore the life of Dr. Lonnie Johnson, a nuclear and mechanical engineer, who worked on NASA space missions, energy projects for the Air Force...and just happened to also create some of the best selling toys of all time.

Thanks to our guests: Dr. Lonnie Johnson, Chris Bensch, Sarah Stray, Elizabeth Colton, and the Super Aqua Squad.

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