The Long Goodbye to the Solar System: Carl Sagan on Voyager 1 and the Golden Record

No one speaks more eloquently on the complexity, the poetry and the majesty of space than Dr. Carl Sagan. In this clip he discusses the far-reaching implications of Voyager and its mission, with special emphasis on the contents of its Golden Record.

Five billion years from now, humans will be no more. Except for our interstellar “message in a bottle,” what other relics will we leave behind for future beings that display the most positive characteristics of our species?

 

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