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The planetary quarantine program: Origins and achievements, 1956 - 1973United States effort in planetary quarantine is outlined, beginning with the expressions of alarm by biologists, then discussing how a program was put together and implemented, and finally indicating the academic, governmental, institutional, and industrial agencies and people involved. It ends with a brief summary of the accomplishments and present status of the Planetary Quarantine Program and will serve as a partial explanation of how the planetary quarantine effort evolved and reached its present position.
Document ID
19750006598
Document Type
Special Publication (SP)
Authors
Phillips, C. R. (NASA Headquarters Washington, DC United States)
Date Acquired
September 3, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1974
Subject Category
LUNAR AND PLANETARY EXPLORATION
Report/Patent Number
NASA-SP-4902
LC-74-600134
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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