A Host of People’s new production reconceives the 1977 effort to create a phonograph record that would communicate the story of life on Earth to extraterrestrials.
Reissuing the Voyager Golden Record, NASA’s Quixotic Message to the Stars
Louis Armstrong performing “Melancholy Blues,” Mozart’s Queen of the Night aria, and panpipes from Peru are etched among the cacophony of Earth sounds on the gold-plated records attached to Voyager 1 and 2.
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The 116 Photos Carl Sagan and NASA Picked to Share With Aliens
Launched in 1977 by NASA, the Golden Record, a copper phonograph LP, was intended to provide a picture of life on planet Earth to any aliens who might encounter the spacecraft