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Meet John Houbolt: He Figured Out How To Go To The Moon, But Few Were Listening

18 Jul 2019, 12:00 UTC
Meet John Houbolt: He Figured Out How To Go To The Moon, But Few Were Listening
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In the early 1960s, NASA was considering three different ideas for landing a man on the lunar surface. Houbolt's plan ultimately won out despite concerns within NASA that it was too risky.(Image credit: NASA/LARC/Bob Nye/PhotoQuest/Getty Images)

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