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Voyager 1 Space Probe with Golden Record

Christopher Riley, film director/producer and Professor of Science and Media at the University of Lincoln’s School of Film & Media, is launching a global public call to action on Facebook He wants to crowd source a short final message which he will invite NASA to send to the future by uploading it to the memory banks of their Voyager 1 and 2 space probes.

Both Voyager 1 and 2 carry a copy of a Golden Record, which contains music, greetings, sounds and even pictures encoded onto them, with the aim of communicating something of human culture to any extra-terrestrial civilization, which might one day encounter them.

Christopher Riley says: “I’ve always been enchanted by the Voyagers’ extraordinary Golden Record. Physically bolted to the side of...

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