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."
"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary
saftey deserve neither liberty not saftey."
-- Benjamin Franklin, 1759