Apollo 13 Movie
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APOLLO 13 COMMANDER JAMES LOVELL, 13 APRIL 1970


GALLERY PAGES

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NASA's John Houbolt explains the crucial concept Lunar-Orbit Rendezvous (LOR).

The vital decision to choose the LOR concept over other lunar mission ideas ensured that the US landed a man on the Moon before the end of the 1960s.

Langley Research Center
Ref   : L-62-5848
Date  : 1962
Credit: NASA

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NASA's famed rocket pioneer Wernher von Braun (C) explains the Saturn rocket to President Kennedy (R) at Pad B Launch Complex 37.

The President would not live to see it, but over 5 years later Apollo 8 would launch for the Moon.

Kennedy Space Center
Ref   : 64P-0145
Date  : 16 Nov 1963
Credit: NASA

APOLLO 13 - GALLERY - THE MOON SHOT

NASA LUNAR MISSION PIONEERS

Dr. John C. Houbolt

US President John F. Kennedy and Rocket Pioneer Dr. Wernher von Braun