Attempting the Impossible? Take These 3 Lessons From the Apollo Moon Landing

It wasn’t easy going to the moon. But that’s why they did it. October 8, 2019 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Fifty years ago, NASA accomplished what many thought impossible: landing humans on the Moon and returning them safely to Earth. While most of us weren’t alive during that amazing time, the world is now revisiting the achievements of Apollo on its golden anniversary. The Apollo program was the largest peacetime start-up and entrepreneurial endeavor in the history of our country. What NASA was able to accomplish through the efforts of over 400,000 people and 20,000 organizations was nothing short of miraculous. Below are several lessons from Apollo that apply directly to entrepreneurs preparing to launch their own “moonshots”: Related: 25 Unforgettable Moments in Space Exploration to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 1.  Think “Inside” the Box When President John F. Kennedy set […]

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