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After returning from the Apollo 11 mission, astronauts were placed in quarantine for 18 days (July 24 - August 10, 1969).

       The crew of Apollo 11 in quarantine after returning to Earth, visited by Richard Nixon

       Photo: The crew of Apollo 11 in quarantine after returning to Earth, visited by Richard Nixon (source: Wikipedia)

Was this (useless) practice continued after that mission?

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    $\begingroup$ Devil's advocate: why would one data point (Apollo 11) suggest the entire moon was barren of life? $\endgroup$ – Nick T Dec 11 '13 at 21:37
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According to Wikipedia, it continued for the Apollo 12 & 14 missions as well.

This practice would continue for two more Apollo missions, Apollo 12 and Apollo 14, before the Moon was proven to be barren of life and the quarantine process dropped.

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