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Part of planetary protection activities involving isolation of samples, equipment, and crew to prevent backward contamination of the planet of origin (the Earth) by potentially harmful biological agents from space or other planetary bodies.

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Was the kill-the-moon-bugs disinfectant the same as the kill-the-Earth-bugs disinfectant?

During the Apollo program, measures were taken to prevent Earth microbes from contaminating the moon, and to prevent hypothetical moon life from infecting the Earth. What were the disinfectants used ...