NASA is seeking support to bring back the possible first samples of extraterrestrial life to Earth.

NASA is seeking support to bring back the potential first samples of extraterrestrial life to Earth, which may have been collected among the samples obtained by NASA's "Perseverance Mars rover." reports that NASA is now seeking support to bring these samples back to Earth.

For many years, research has been conducted to determine whether there has been life beyond our planet and, if so, where this life might be located. NASA may have found traces of life on the red planet Mars. The agency had planned to bring back the samples collected by the "Perseverance" vehicle to Earth, costing $2.4 billion to land on Mars' Jezero Crater. It is reported that this region once contained a lake, and microscopic traces of life have been found here on Mars. The instrument has been collecting rock and soil samples for a long time to detect signs of life and has collected 24 samples.

Under normal circumstances, NASA has a plan for how to retrieve these samples, but this plan is far from perfect and fully operational. Initially, bringing the samples back to our planet was estimated to cost $11 billion. Moreover, it would take approximately 20 years to retrieve these samples. Therefore, this plan has been put on hold.

NASA is now asking companies in the private sector to come up with alternative solutions. Nicola Fox, director of NASA's Heliophysics Division, said in a statement regarding the matter: "We are looking for unconventional and cost-effective ways to bring the samples back to Earth. This is certainly a very ambitious goal. We must pursue highly innovative new design possibilities and not impose any limitations."

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