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The 116 Photos NASA Picked to Explain Our World to Aliens

The images of human life on Earth are being carried through space by Voyager 1 and Voyager 2.

Joss Fong is a founding member of the Vox video team and a producer focused on science and tech. She holds a master's degree in science, health, and environmental reporting from NYU.

If any intelligent life in our galaxy intercepts the Voyager spacecraft, if they evolved the sense of vision, and if they can decode the instructions provided, these 116 images are all they will know about our species and our planet, which by then could be long gone.

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