What Nasa Picked to Explain Our World to Aliens
When Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 launched into space in 1977, NASA scientists decided to include a message. If any Aliens intercept the spacecrafts, if they evolved the sense of vision, and if they can decode the instructions provided, they'll be in for a treat. The Golden Record contains the items listed below. Full video: http://bit.ly/1HA3aDE
- •116 images encoded in analog form depicting scientific knowledge, human anatomy, human endeavors, and the terrestrial environment. (Theses images appear in color in our video, but on the record, all but 20 are black and white.)
- •Spoken greetings in more than 50 languages.
- •A compilation of sounds from Earth.
- •Nearly 90 minutes of music from around the world. Notably missing are the Beatles, who reportedly wanted to contribute "Here Comes the Sun" but couldn't secure permission from their record company.
- •A message from former US President Jimmy Carter.