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Colonel John Glenn, Jr. shakes hands with President John F. Kennedy

Colonel John Glenn, Jr. shakes hands with President John F. Kennedy as Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson looks on, Cape Canaveral, Florida, February 23, 1962.

ST-A13-59-62 Colonel John Glenn, Jr. shakes hands with President John F. Kennedy as Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson looks on, Cape Canaveral, Florida, February 23, 1962. President Kennedy presented Col. Glenn with the NASA Distinguished Service Medal during this visit. 

Photograph by Cecil Stoughton, White House.

February 23, 1962

Cecil Stoughton/The White House