timothy from the will-you-accept-the-charges dept.
JimPooley writes: "The BBC News website has this story which tells how Voyager 1, currently heading for the heliopause, had its backup systems brought online after the primary systems showed signs of failing.
They don't build 'em like that any more - more's the pity."
The tree of research must from time to time be refreshed with the blood
of bean counters.
-- Alan Kay