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( John Houbolt, NASA Engineer Who Fought for Moon Landing Method, Dies at 95
Were it not for John Houbolt, the United States might never have landed men on the moon.
The engineer, who died on Tuesday(April 15) at the age of 95, successfully sold the country’s space program leaders on an alternate flight plan, Lunar Orbit Rendezvous (LOR), which ultimately led to the six Apollo moon landings of the late 1960s and early 1970s.