A nine-year-old applied for NASA’s (National Aeronautical Space Agency) Planetary Protection Officer’s post, the post which was all over internet last week for the massive compensation it offered. The fourth-grader wrote an adorable ‘cover’ letter to NASA applying for the position listing out his qualifications thereby proving why he totally ought to get the job.
“One of the reasons I think I would be fit for the job is because my sister says that I am an alien’, wrote Jack while asking NASA to consider his candidature. A totally legit reasoning if we may be allowed to say so.
NASA received Jack’s letter and went through his qualifications which involved him having watched alien movies and American television series, Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD. The adorable boy was quite convinced that Planetary Protection Officer’s job requires one to protect Earth from the alien attack. But the space agency, which was pretty amused with the kid’s job application, replied clarifying the job description.
The agency wrote back to Jack outlining that the Planetary Protection Officer’s job requires making sure that the planet is safe from the microbial attack and not the extra-terrestrial beings. NASA’s job posting was
— pourmecoffee (@pourmecoffee) August 1, 2017
The agency took to Twitter to post Jack’s adorable job application letter as well as their response and Twitter was at it again:
— NASA (@NASA) August 4, 2017
This is how you inspire dreams in children and what a beautiful way to go about doing so. Well done NASA!
— Marco A. Islas (@TheMarcoIslas) August 4, 2017
The letter from Jack is fantastic and the reply from NASA is wonderful too Good luck Jack hopefully you will one day work for NASA
— Steve (@SteveQ7703) August 4, 2017
Next time please add something like “you will study hard in school and eat all your vegetables”
— voiser (@voiser) August 4, 2017
— Paul Medeiros (@Tha_Relic) August 5, 2017
Does he insist upon being called “Star Lord?”
— Tomonori Ishikawa (@IshDataSci) August 4, 2017
My favorite part is “… and hope to see the movie Men In Black”
— Julia Cunningham (@juliacunningham) August 5, 2017
Omg. So cute. Too cute. Since he is too young may Jack meets @Marvel film set. He can be little alien extra. Come on give boy a role?
— Yasmin A. Choudhury (@yasminisyasmin) August 5, 2017
Pls note young Jack’s EXCELLENT taste in TV shows. #AgentsofSHIELD
— Jennifer (@JenPhillips721) August 5, 2017
We still cannot get over this and this tweet is exactly how we feel about it. Also, he signs off as ‘Guardian of the Galaxy’.
“My sister says I am an alien” pic.twitter.com/UqmWAXltWs
— wutang111 (@wutang1111) August 5, 2017