40 years ago, NASA sent a message to aliens — here's what it says

  • Published: 08 October 2016
  • In September 1977, NASA launched Voyager I from Cape Canaveral, Florida. The craft carried a golden record that contained a message to aliens from the people of Earth. Here's what it said.

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  • Official Ronvic
    Official Ronvic  7 hours back

    _once we infiltrate _*_Area 51_*_ well finally receive the message, so we won’t be left on read_

    • Aakarsh Naidu Girrem
      Aakarsh Naidu Girrem  10 hours back

      Why didn't NASA just send a complete set of video and a audio player with a single switch connected to it!
      It would be very easy for aliens to use it right?

      • Alejandro Aragon Tan
        Alejandro Aragon Tan  11 hours back

        Vsauce did this first by his video titled LONELY and he sent a link to the nasa website

        • Preena Patel
          Preena Patel  13 hours back

          This comment section is one of the most entertaining!! NASA needs to take our thoughts into consideration, because most of us have really good guesses and advices! Sometimes, I love humans

          • ChildOfSin
            ChildOfSin  16 hours back

            50 years later it was discovered by an alien life form and came to earth to invade it.
            Me: Good job NASA

            • abira brian
              abira brian  16 hours back

              Being good to the neighbors.

              • LeThug EnWessah
                LeThug EnWessah  20 hours back

                Human :"sends record"
                Alien :"sends missiles"

                • tushar shukla
                  tushar shukla  20 hours back

                  Dear NASA am from earth now tell me what does this message means ?

                  • Trevor
                    Trevor  23 hours back

                    The aliens sent it back saying NASA are idiots and dont know fuckall hahahaha

                    • akalil sahidan
                      akalil sahidan  1 days back

                      Could be fake

                      • SkiLLsZ
                        SkiLLsZ  1 days back

                        It says, Raid Area 51 and help us

                        • VEX •_•
                          VEX •_•  1 days back

                          Aliens 10,000 years later: Cool shit fam, Add me?

                          • brad whil
                            brad whil  1 days back

                            Alien: I have a boyfriend

                            • Diamond Silver276
                              Diamond Silver276  1 days back

                              Bruh why you show them photos of us when they don't wanna send us photos of them

                              • The Obliterators
                                The Obliterators  1 days back

                                *Alien finds a golden sheet *
                                Uses it to wipe the poop off his butt

                                • Bot 123
                                  Bot 123  2 days back

                                  Think about it WE might be the aliens TO THEM!

                                  • kenneth rivera
                                    kenneth rivera  2 days back

                                    try to send animals sounds or insect...

                                    • Gregory Pena
                                      Gregory Pena  2 days back

                                      Why does this appears in my recommendations after 2 years?

                                      • bluetms100
                                        bluetms100  1 days back

                                        Gregory Pena storm Area 51, what is popular gets in your recommended too.

                                    • Mr Glombyor
                                      Mr Glombyor  2 days back

                                      aq ngakak moco komene wong bule2 iko....mbanyol n cerdas2

                                      • Terrence Walker
                                        Terrence Walker  2 days back

                                        Lmao sent a signal to aliens y would u wanna find alien life so they can take over n kill us 😂😂😂government n nasa so stupid

                                        • Cyan Paradox
                                          Cyan Paradox  2 days back

                                          What if it just burns up or falls onto the surface of Some uninhabitable planet? God, that would be hilarious and sad.

                                          • zuluwuku dudupoe
                                            zuluwuku dudupoe  2 days back

                                            Imagine just 2 morons on another planet just playing frisbee with it

                                            • zuluwuku dudupoe
                                              zuluwuku dudupoe  2 days back

                                              This is how alien language works:
                                              Sepnu pues

                                              Turn your screen upside down

                                              • Abhi
                                                Abhi  2 days back

                                                NASA: calling to aliens- Ring..Ring..
                                                Aliens: uhh.. I'm not in a mood

                                                • Teto Kasane
                                                  Teto Kasane  2 days back

                                                  "send me toe pics"

                                                  • akshit somani
                                                    akshit somani  2 days back

                                                    What if 1000 years from now our earth scientist discover it again and they say

                                                    "Wtf this code means"

                                                    • Jenson Orbeta
                                                      Jenson Orbeta  2 days back

                                                      So thats how Thanos found earth...

                                                      • The Nortman's
                                                        The Nortman's  2 days back

                                                        100 years later they respond with, “wtf”

                                                        • KILLA
                                                          KILLA  13 hours back

                                                          Lmao like
                                                          Human: hi
                                                          Alien: wait what? Wtf is this shit

                                                      • Kai Burnett
                                                        Kai Burnett  2 days back

                                                        It’s beyond insane when you think about how unimportant we are... and how much there is out there that we’ll never ever know about

                                                        • Buddhism Hotline
                                                          Buddhism Hotline  2 days back

                                                          area 51 raid september 20 2019

                                                          • Chis
                                                            Chis  2 days back


                                                            • Still Valentine
                                                              Still Valentine  2 days back

                                                              Legend has it, the record actually played eternal atake

                                                              • AMERICAN IDIOT
                                                                AMERICAN IDIOT  2 days back

                                                                Then they reply with "lol" or "k" or "nice"

                                                                • Gibble 117
                                                                  Gibble 117  2 days back

                                                                  There are no aliens and evolution is a lie.

                                                                  At most, you’ll find bacteria.

                                                                • listen bro; my first love story

                                                                  sEnd bObs AnD vEgAna pleAse sEe i MuSt

                                                                  • Jason Lee
                                                                    Jason Lee  2 days back

                                                                    1000 years later

                                                                    Aliens: K

                                                                    • TheNameIs Jonzy
                                                                      TheNameIs Jonzy  2 days back

                                                                      Imagine Voyager 1 gets swallowed by a black hole and doesn’t even make it to an alien race

                                                                      • joeygoey 06
                                                                        joeygoey 06  3 days back

                                                                        We can use this record for the area 51 raid

                                                                        • Ch3azy_Banana
                                                                          Ch3azy_Banana  3 days back

                                                                          Send Kim jong in then they will blow earth up

                                                                          • Vera Pool
                                                                            Vera Pool  3 days back

                                                                            But what if aliens already found the disc but they haven't cracked the code yet

                                                                            • Symdy Thatchery
                                                                              Symdy Thatchery  3 days back

                                                                              Should've sent Ryan and Shane for this investigation..

                                                                              • nani seferovic
                                                                                nani seferovic  3 days back

                                                                                people dont push your nose wher it no belong

                                                                                • nani seferovic
                                                                                  nani seferovic  3 days back

                                                                                  stupid video how they know launge of aliens

                                                                                  • Luke Gorman
                                                                                    Luke Gorman  3 days back

                                                                                    Getting all the information for September 20 the raid

                                                                                    • Great Value Bleach
                                                                                      Great Value Bleach  3 days back

                                                                                      Why not just send it my boys in Area 51?

                                                                                      • Nisha
                                                                                        Nisha  3 days back

                                                                                        I am dead laughing reading this comment section 🤣

                                                                                        • PlvtoFN
                                                                                          PlvtoFN  3 days back

                                                                                          The thing is...

                                                                                          *Aliens aren’t real*

                                                                                          • QED
                                                                                            QED  3 days back

                                                                                            40 years later . . . trivially easy to see how this could be massively improved (with digital CD, for example). But harder to imagine, in turn, how it will be improved in 2059 . . .