[Video 424] Russ Olsen: To the Moon

Has your boss ever come to you with an impossible task? Well, just be thankful that your boss isn’t the President, and your task doesn’t involve going to the moon. In this talk, Russ Olsen describes the many seemingly-impossible tasks that engineers were handed when John F. Kennedy decided that the United States should put an astronaut on the moon.  Not only does this project make for an exciting and interesting story, but it also provides us with a terrific tale of how to break a seemingly impossible project into smaller parts, iterating closer and closer to success.

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