You're looking at alpinist Gaston Rébuffat standing proud on the Aiguille de Roc, a striking needle rock in the Alps, near Chamonix, France. It's an outstanding image — one that aliens from another solar system or galaxy may see one day. How, you ask? It's in Voyager's Golden Record — along with all the images below.
Impressive, right? And this was in the 1950s, when alpinists didn't have any advanced gear. Not even Gore-Tex.
The image is included in Voyager's Golden Disk, to show humanity's need for exploration even at the risk of losing our lives. Here's the complete collection of images:
It also had these letters, because we all know that aliens talk in English. It says so in the movies.