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    President Kennedy Greets RB-47 Pilots on Arrival at Andrews AFB, Maryland, 27 January 1961
    United States Government Agencies Collection27 January 1961

    Silent motion picture covering the arrival at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland of Captains John R. McKone and Freeman Olmstead after being held in Russia since their RB-47 aircraft was shot down over the Barents Sea. Captains McKone and Olmstead alight from a C-121 aircraft, receive greetings from President John F. Kennedy, their wives and relati...

  • Digitized Moving Image
    President Kennedy Greets RB-47 Pilots on Arrival at Andrews AFB, Maryland, 27 January 1961
    United States Government Agencies Collection27 January 1961

    Silent motion picture covering the arrival at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland of Captains John R. McKone and Freeman Olmstead after being held in Russia since their RB-47 aircraft was shot down over the Barents Sea. Captains McKone and Olmstead alight from a C-121 aircraft, receive greetings from President John F. Kennedy, their wives and relati...

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Space activities: General, vol. I-III, 1961: July-December
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. National Security Files1961: 12 July-September

    This folder contains memoranda regarding the launch of meteorological satellite TIROS III and providing space launcher assistance to other countries. Also included in this folder is a report by the United States Air Force discussing the U.S. space program and the following goals: earliest practicable achievement of manned lunar exploration, early i...

  • Digitized Photographic Image
    Photograph, United States Air Force Aerospace Medical Division, Brooks Air Force Base, Texas
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.1961-1963, undated

    A cage room in the Vivarium Support Facility at the United States Air Force (USAF) School of Aerospace Medicine at Brooks Air Force Base (AFB), Texas. The photograph was released by the Office of Information at the Aerospace Medical Division with a full caption. A caption on the verso of the photograph reads: "Office of Infomation. Aerospace Medica...

  • Digitized Photographic Image
    Photograph, United States Air Force Aerospace Medical Division, Brooks Air Force Base, Texas
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.1961-1963, undated

    A radiological technician at the United States Air Force (USAF) School of Aerospace Medicine at Brooks Air Force Base (AFB), Texas, demonstrating the master slave remote handling device used to handle radioactive substances used in the Bionucleonics Laboratory. The photograph was released by the Office of Information at the Aerospace Medical Divisi...

  • Digitized Photographic Image
    Photograph, United States Air Force Aerospace Medical Division, Brooks Air Force Base, Texas
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.1961-1963, undated

    Complex at Brooks Air Force Base (AFB), Texas, including the Headquarters of the United States Air Force (USAF) Aerospace Medical Division (AMD), Air Force Systems Command (AFSC). The photograph was released by the Office of Information at the Aerospace Medical Division. A caption on the back of the photo reads: "Office of Information. Aerospace Me...

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