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.

There is no tag wiki for this tag … yet!

Tag wikis help introduce newcomers to the tag. They contain an overview of the topic defined by the tag, along with guidelines on its usage.

All registered users may propose new tag wikis.

(Note that if you have less than 4000 reputation, your tag wiki will be peer reviewed before it is published.)