planetary protection officer

You've probably already heard about NASA's newest job opening. It carries a pretty impressive title, and being the official "Planetary Protection Officer" for US space program must be one heck of a responsibility, right? But what in the world does such a person actually do, and why is it so important that NASA is willing to throw as much as $187,000 at the person who wins the gig? Well, as with most things NASA does, it's complicated...

Continue reading...

Trending right now:

  1. Samsung’s worst-kept secret is out: The Galaxy S8 Active is real
  2. Latest iPhone 8 leak from Apple reveals yet another new feature
  3. Here comes the iPhone 8