Today in Tech History – – September 5, 2018

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.

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

2007 – Apple introduced the iPod Touch, bringing multitouch functionality to its popular iPod line.

Read Tom’s science fiction and other fiction books at Merritt’s Books site.