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America's space agency NASA has an new job opening to protect Earth from aliens. The is for a Planetary Protection Officer (PPO). The applicant will be responsible for making no life forms from outer space come to Earth. The PPO makes sure astronauts and space do not come back from space with any alien . The position was posted on the website. According to the , the new PPO will get a yearly salary of up to $187,000. The job is for three years, but could be extended for an additional two years. It is one of the most job positions in the world. NASA only employs two PPOs. The job is open to U.S. citizens and U.S. nationals.

People who want to apply for the job must be well . Candidates must have " engineering expertise" and have a degree in science, engineering or mathematics. The must also show they have experience in "planning, executing, or overseeing of space programs of national significance". A requirement is that the candidate has " in diplomacy that resulted in win-win solutions during extremely and complex multilateral discussions". The new PPO will be responsible for planning future NASA missions. One of these will be a trip to one of Jupiter's icy moons, Europa. The mission will search for of alien life on the moon.

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