the universe' containing sounds and pictures to portray the diversity of life and culture
on earth.Voyager 1 is in the process of escaping the solar system at the speed of 523.6 million km per year or about 1.4 km per day.Even at this speed it will take over 14,000 years or maybe twice that to leave the Oort cloud.
What the gold record contains
A 30 cm gold plated copper disc with a needle and playing instructions is attached to the body casing. There are greetings in 60 languages, natural earth sounds, 90 minutes of music and 115 pictures recorded on it.