45 Years Ago NASA Launched an Infographic for Aliens to Find in Outer Space

pioneer plaque replica

Did you know that in the 1970s NASA attached a sort of extraterrestrial “greeting card” to its space crafts? Known as the Pioneer plaque, it was bolted to the Pioneer 10 and Pioneer 11 in 1972 and 1973, just in case alien life was encountered. Using clear graphic design to spell out the spacecraft’s origins, NASA was convinced to do the project by the legendary Carl Sagan.

Now, space lovers everywhere can get their hands on a precise replica of the plaque thanks to graphic designer Duane King. King has been fascinated by the Pioneer plaque since Lees verder

Via:: Wetenschap, MET

      

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