A customs declaration for the Moon? Some may recall the quarantine endured by the crew of Apollo 11 upon their return from the Moon, but do they also remember the official declaration forms and quarantine that the crew had to sign upon their return from the Moon at the Honolulu airport? The cargo they declared, alongside their quarantine, was undoubtedly a first: “Moon rock and moon dust samples”. Not only was this was a tangible example of space law jurisdictional issues; it was also a clear presage to the forthcoming effects of regulation and jurisdictional choice upon future commerce on the Moon.
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