Engraving annotated: 'represents man's first attempt to communicate with another civilization'
- part of archive:
- Archive of Sir Patrick Moore
Marked: 'The original is mounted on the Pioneer spacecraft which left Earth on March 2 1972 bound for Jupiter and due to leave the Solar System sometime in the 1980s. It shows Man and Woman, the symbols of two Hydrogen Atoms, the shape of the Pioneer spacecraft and the route it took through the Solar System'.