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Blog Post 8: The Golden Record

The golden record is a collection of songs, messages, and symbols placed on a golden disk that was sent out on the voyager spacecrafts. The record also has imprinted on it a small encoded map about where Earth is or how far away it is, as well as messages telling whatever species that obtains this […] Continue reading

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Voyager Golden Record

  NASA launched the two Voyager missions in 1977. On these two missions was something different though. Voyager 1 and 2 both possessed a record and a record player as a way to contact with any potential intelligent life that the missions come across. So what exactly is on these records? The answer is a … Continue reading Voyager Golden Record Continue reading

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Voyager Golden Record

  NASA launched the two Voyager missions in 1977. On these two missions was something different though. Voyager 1 and 2 both possessed a record and a record player as a way to contact with any potential intelligent life that the missions come across. So what exactly is on these records? The answer is a … Continue reading Voyager Golden Record Continue reading

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The Golden Record

In the early 1970s, plaques containing information about humans and Earth were sent out on plaques on the Pioneer spacecraft. By the late 1970s, these plaques were upgraded to golden records on the Voyager probes. These phonographic records, designed to inform aliens who might discover the probes about humans, included 115 images, greetings in 55 […] Continue reading

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