Tech History Today – Sep. 5

In 1977 – NASA launched Voyager 1 after a brief delay. Although it was launched 16 days after Voyager 2, it’s faster flight path would take it past Jupiter first.

In 1980 – The last IBM 7030, AKA STRETCH, mainframe computer was decommissioned at Brigham Young University.

In 1984 – STS-41-D ends with the landing of the Space Shuttle Discovery after its maiden voyage.