NASA has a job opening for a “planetary protection officer.” The job pays well. and applications will be taken until August 14. The competition will be stiff. Nine-year-old Jack Davis was one of the first to go for the job, writing in even before the application period opened. NASA responded with this letter, explaining more about what the position entails.
Do you have what it takes to be a planetary protection officer? Read more about the job requirements and duties at NASA. It’s the closest you’ll ever get to being a Guardian of the Galaxy. -via Nag on the Lake