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Read the selection. Then, answer the question. (1) In 1977, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) launched two spacecraft, Voyagers 1 and 2. (2) Their mission was to analyze Jupiter and Saturn, but scientists knew they could go beyond and enter deep space, where they might be found by extraterrestrials. (3) Therefore, NASA packed a record with images, natural sounds, greetings from Earth, and other data and sealed it inside the Voyagers. (4) It was like putting a message in a bottle and casting it into the sea of space. (5) In 2007, Voyagers 1 and 2 were still traveling. (6) Voyager 1 was billion miles from Earth. (7) Will they be found? (8) Will our message ever be read?
Which of the following is the best paraphrase of sentence 2 ?
A. NASA built the spacecraft to study Jupiter and Saturn but scientists hoped the spacecraft would be found by aliens.
B. The spacecraft could go into deep space and be found by aliens.
C. NASA scientists knew the spacecraft could enter deep space.
D. The mission was to find life on other planets.