"The importance of planning for the protection of Earth's biosphere, and for responsible exploration of Mars and other locations in our solar system, cannot be overemphasized," said Lisa Pratt, NASA's new planetary protection officer responsible for protecting the planet from...
Rest easily, Earthlings … the planet is once again being protected. NASA, which has been looking since last August for a new Planetary Protection Officer to protect the planet against threats from other planets and to protect other planets from threats and contaminates being delivered by Earth-launched space probes, announced that the position has been... Read more »
NASA's hunt for a new planetary protection officer at $187,000 a year has been good for plenty of derisive laughs. It isn't funny when you realize that bureaucrat will be in charge of an agency whose existence threatens the future of...Show More Summary
A few days ago, we wrote about how NASA posted a job offer asking for a “Planetary Protection Officer.” The position requires that the person applying has the ability to help “keep Earth safe from organic or biological material fromShow More Summary
NASA is hiring for a planetary protection officer, which sounded like the ideal job to a 9-year-old Guardians of the Galaxy fan. Upon learning of the organization's recent job posting, New Jersey fourth-grader Jack Davis submitted his application, explaining that he'd be perfect for the job because "I have seen...
Cassie Conley is NASA's planetary protection officer, and that is -- sort of -- what she does, but on a smaller scale, and not quite as messy
Bored at work? Find yourself staring into space? NASA may have just the job for you. It comes with a six-figure salary -- and duties include saving the Earth. Chip Reid reports.
Jack acknowledged his youth, but said that will make it easier for him to learn how to think like an alien.
NASA's recent job-opening of "Planetary Protection Officer" went viral last week for its science fiction-esque title, and New Jersey fourth grader Jack Davis decided to apply.
NASA's opening for a Planetary Protection Officer inspired New Jersey fourth grader Jack Davis to write in and express his interest in the position.
An ambitious nine-year-old boy has penned a letter to Nasa applying to become the space agency’s Planetary Protection Officer. The fourth grader from New Jersey said he was suitable as “my sister says I am an alien”, he added: “I amShow More Summary
A 9-year-old New Jersey boy who described himself as a "Guardian of the Galaxy" is hoping to add the real-life NASA title "Planetary Protection Officer" to his resume.
NASA is looking for a new Planetary Protection Officer to defend Earth from alien contamination. And Jack Davis might just be the man boy for the job. The self-proclaimed “Guardian of the Galaxy” […] The post NASA Encourages Young ‘Guardian of the Galaxy’ appeared first on Geek.com.
This fourth grader says he has what it takes to protect the planet.
NASA's response was awesome!
The job posting generated a lot of interest last week, NASA said — especially from a fourth-grader named Jack Davis.
A nine-year-old boy applied for a “planetary protection officer” position at NASA. The agency responded with a letter and phone call.
Commentary: Jack Davis, a self-styled Guardian of the Galaxy, applies for a gig as NASA's planetary protection officer. The space agency offers him hope.
If there's one population uniquely qualified to fight aliens, it's children under the age of 10 who love cable television. After hearing that NASA was looking for its next "Planetary Protection Officer," 9-year-old Jack Davis decided to throw his name in the hat. Show More Summary