Meet the 'Indiana Jones' of NASA

Meet the 'Indiana Jones' of NASA NASA scientist Chris McKay takes his work to the far reaches of planet Earth, studying extreme conditions in order to find life on other planets. Through the collection and study of various Earth minerals and organic content, he hopes to understand how life can exist on other planets. He is also researching climate change and how we can better manage our own planet.

NASA scientist Chris McKay takes his work to the far reaches of planet Earth, studying extreme conditions in order to find life on other planets. Through the collection and study of various Earth minerals and organic content, he hopes to understand how life can exist on other planets. He is also researching climate change and how we can better manage our own planet.

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