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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  • Nugget of Truth - Eric King

    This was extremely fascinating. I think that this are all human. ET's have the power of invisibility. Flying around in metal object not needed.

    • Tibi S
      Tibi S  2 days back

      the all humans knowledge recorded on the gold plate....... hope the aliens doesn't take to serious...... 🌏 📡🌏 👣🕘 💎👽☠☼☾☄ゞど・ㇺㇾㇽ₪𝖎𝖙𝖎𝖇𝖎𝖗𝖆₪なめㇺㇾㇽ✶☥✨🌛🌄⊀✶⋊🐺🐾♓️☆🐜🐜🐫🐈▲▴◭

      • Yaxye Suuri
        Yaxye Suuri  3 days back

        They left us on seen

        • DeShawn9333
          DeShawn9333  6 days back

          This is the only thing I am proud of as a human

          • John Delacruz
            John Delacruz  7 days back

            Imagine if this record is travel straight to a black hole or star 40 years of waiting is nothing

            • Nolan North
              Nolan North  7 days back

              They should resend it every year so that it wont be always hit something that will destoy it, like another sun or other unhabitable planet.

              • Dota 2 TV Live
                Dota 2 TV Live  1 weeks back

                Alien:"You guys too slow!"

                • Sultan Mahmud
                  Sultan Mahmud  2 weeks back

                  Dear NASA, I am Bangladeshi , my langues bangla , plea lessen to me , priteber behera Manu's, o , boddeman onak prani assa , a mar kotha sun un , ta der satha amer Daka o kotha hoica

                • VSM unofficial
                  VSM unofficial  2 weeks back

                  40 years waiting for a text to get a reply we got a new guiness record!

                  • Electrify Gamer
                    Electrify Gamer  3 weeks back

                    Aliens:Alien is our name Blowing up Is our game

                    • Hungary4ever 12
                      Hungary4ever 12  3 weeks back

                      They actually found us... Have tiu heard of Vrillon? No? Just google it. Its the "Ashtar Galactic Command" 's Master. Vrillon is threatening us, if we don' t stop the wars. The Human race could end, and that they can easily kill them. We cant run from them, they're too powerful. But we cant fight back either. So we're pretty much screwed...

                      • T mult
                        T mult  3 weeks back

                        Yeah. Show the aliens a black guy jerking off a baby. Good call.

                        • AlphaKilo
                          AlphaKilo  3 weeks back

                          Blue ticked by aliens

                          • Dead_ End
                            Dead_ End  4 weeks back

                            what if we were so advanced we found voyager 1 crashed on one of our spaceship

                            • John homes
                              John homes  4 weeks back

                              Why do we send things out into space to say hi to the aliens and explain who we are and then when they visit we tried to shoot him down and say they don't exist WTF is wrong

                              • Noble Six
                                Noble Six  4 weeks back

                                They probably saw 9 year olds doing fortnite dances and thought “let’s wait another 1000 years”

                                • Sean Kingwell
                                  Sean Kingwell  4 weeks back

                                  Instructions designed by humans and numbers which are designed by humans!! Clever
                                  Only they could communicate with us, we would never be able to start the conversation.

                                  • Random Stuff
                                    Random Stuff  4 weeks back

                                    its probably crashed by a rock or something

                                    • Charlotte Nasise
                                      Charlotte Nasise  4 weeks back

                                      Insane thing to do.

                                      • Gareth Jehan
                                        Gareth Jehan  4 weeks back

                                        All you need is love

                                        • LET IT RAIN REGENWATEROPSLAG EN GEBRUIK

                                          They did not send these disks for nothing.....around the world we see ancient disks that could function as a information device.......you send what you get most of the time...if you get a post card for your birthday.....you will send one back if the other has his birthday..........so in this case.....NASA knows that there was information or energie on the disks we found around the world....and might think that those others know that kind of technology and how to use it or read it........

                                          • Mango Man
                                            Mango Man  1 months back

                                            After decoding it says "send bob and vagana"

                                            • Nilanjana
                                              Nilanjana  1 months back

                                              Very good initiative, but the last thing I want to hear is a baby crying out of nowhere

                                              • Owain Lloyd Davies
                                                Owain Lloyd Davies  1 months back

                                                I don't feel that tuely represents humans, just showing us as humble friendly things isn't realistic, we have faults and violence, they should have shown what we have done to show we have learned and too experience hardship...sigh

                                                • ian watts
                                                  ian watts  1 months back

                                                  And you wonder why all the UFO'S are flying around, Double dutch, but then UFO'S don't exist, or do they,

                                                  • Chris Earle
                                                    Chris Earle  2 months back

                                                    Now there here/

                                                    • Dogo bread
                                                      Dogo bread  2 months back

                                                      what if humans are actually aliens since humans are living beings and aliens are living beings that makes the aliens humans like if we discovered a planet with people we call them aliens and they call us aliens as well..woah my mind thought of something for once

                                                      • RAGE
                                                        RAGE  2 months back

                                                        Some dumb alien gonna Find this and use it as a frisbee for its dog

                                                        • Daniel Lopez
                                                          Daniel Lopez  2 months back

                                                          40 years for us to recieve our own message

                                                          • the chosen one
                                                            the chosen one  2 months back

                                                            What happens if we eventually wipe out of the planet 1000000 year's from now and it makes it way back somehow after we lost all knowledge and back to cave man age , cave man where dis come from

                                                            • Rory Campbell
                                                              Rory Campbell  2 months back

                                                              '"Hail president Mavokoko. This has just turned up in mail. More junk mail we think. Have you being replying to, catalogue offers again ...?
                                                              A 12 " Record, from our neighbours, the earthlings. Are they taking the piss or, disrespecting us . I bet they just bought the latest, C.D. player and are trying to rub our noses in it. We all know that, C.D.'s are the way to go. F**k them. We'll let the cat eat its dinner off it. "

                                                              • Theoretical
                                                                Theoretical  2 months back

                                                                Alien 1: finally...we can create a radio.
                                                                Alien 2. let's hear it!
                                                                Radio: Never gonna give you up, never gonna let you down..

                                                                • Jesse Santistevan
                                                                  Jesse Santistevan  2 months back

                                                                  It says Wasszzzzzzzupppppppppp🤙🏼🤪🤪🤪🤪🤪🤪

                                                                  • t.c 802
                                                                    t.c 802  2 months back

                                                                    This message ends with a kiss I can't believe they didnt include thid.way to go

                                                                    • Rachel Craig
                                                                      Rachel Craig  2 months back

                                                                      The Aliens would probably yawn, and through it in the bin. We flatter ourselves we are terribly interesting, as a species........but then again, maybe might be in awe of all the exciting array of things to do on Earth.....
                                                                      Maybe one day the record will land back on Earth, and someone will find it, and stick it in their Attic,

                                                                      • J Gekko
                                                                        J Gekko  2 months back

                                                                        so we just kick an LP into the rooms with some icons on it ... HI we are still not sure what people think of previous civilizations ..

                                                                        • GreenGino 2019
                                                                          GreenGino 2019  2 months back

                                                                          When the aliens from area 51 escape:

                                                                          Alien: *finds message*

                                                                          Alien: *throws in trash*

                                                                          Alien: *kills all nasa workers*

                                                                          Alien: *sends message to every alien that we’re having a party*

                                                                          • Chris Ramsey
                                                                            Chris Ramsey  2 months back

                                                                            Maybe all of the FRB fast radio burst signals. Are the aliens trying reply to Voyager hydrogen atom golden record/DVD and player NASA sent into outer space 40 years ago.

                                                                            • creator Space
                                                                              creator Space  2 months back

                                                                              We made it well.

                                                                              • Lawrence Young
                                                                                Lawrence Young  2 months back

                                                                                And we wonder why the hell out country is in debt???

                                                                                • del trotts
                                                                                  del trotts  2 months back

                                                                                  Free food...........
                                                                                  Come and get us !!!!!

                                                                                  • Ryan Kisnics
                                                                                    Ryan Kisnics  2 months back

                                                                                    Lmfaoooo....like a Alien has A Record Player lying around.....😅🤣😂👎👎

                                                                                    • Andrew Loner!
                                                                                      Andrew Loner!  2 months back

                                                                                      They didn't tell em we have weed on this planet they fucked up😁

                                                                                      • Andrew Loner!
                                                                                        Andrew Loner!  2 months back

                                                                                        🗣️I heard they responded and sent one back🤤

                                                                                        • Shrigouri Jumnalkar
                                                                                          Shrigouri Jumnalkar  2 months back

                                                                                          We are watching this video to understand something that aliens have to understand 😂 lol

                                                                                          • nick cruz
                                                                                            nick cruz  2 months back

                                                                                            i bet it will get a message back to “return to sender” 😂

                                                                                            • Milk Man
                                                                                              Milk Man  2 months back

                                                                                              But what if aliens don’t call hydrogen, hydrogen. They could call it idk ( click click noises )

                                                                                              • black current
                                                                                                black current  2 months back

                                                                                                What if the aliens feed on metal,and might have eaten the whole satellite sent by NASA😂