by Carl Sagan
Paperback, 273 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $7.95 |
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Covers the fascinating story of the interstellar record containing pictures, greetings in different languages, and a selection of earth sounds that was placed on the Voyager spacecraft and launched in September 1977
August 19, 2007 Thirty years ago, two spacecraft blasted from Earth loaded down with special tunes for aliens. Voyager 1 and its twin, Voyager 2, carried 27 pieces of music inscribed on a golden record. The spacecraft are still moving out to space mapping the cosmos.
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