Format Photos, Prints, Drawings
Contributors Carter, Jimmy
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Waldheim, Kurt
Dates 1977
Language English
Subjects Physical Objects
Voyager Project (U.S.)
Title
The sounds of Earth
Contributor Names
Carter, Jimmy, 1924-
Waldheim, Kurt
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Creator)
Subject Headings
-  Voyager Project (U.S.)
-  Physical Objects
Genre
Physical Objects
Notes
-  A gold-plated copper disc that contains sounds and images selected to portray the diversity of life and culture on Earth. Includes 115 images, a variety of natural sounds, 90-minutes of musical selections from different cultures and eras, and spoken greetings from Earth-people in fifty-five languages. In addition, it includes printed messages from President Jimmy Carter and U.N. Secretary General Kurt Waldheim.
-  NASA produced this recording in 1977 to accompany the Voyager 1 and 2 interstellar spacecraft.
-  Etched into matrix area: "to the makers of music--all worlds, all times."
Medium
1 sound disc : analog, 16-2/3 rpm ; 12 in.
Repository
Motion Picture, Broadcasting And Recorded Sound Division


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