On this day in 1977 - June 2nd - 14 delegates from nations around the world plus the UN Secretary-General recorded greetings for the Voyager space probes' "golden record".

Voyagers 1 and 2 were launched a month apart later in the year. Decades later Voyager 1 became the first probe to cross the heliopause into interstellar space.


Mona Evans
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