ST-387-20-62. President John F. Kennedy Speaks at Manned Spacecraft Center in Houston, Texas

ST-387-20-62. President John F. Kennedy Speaks at Manned Spacecraft Center in Houston, Texas
12 September 1962
President John F. Kennedy (at lectern) delivers remarks, following a tour of spacecraft displays inside a hangar at the Rich Building of the Manned Spacecraft Center, Houston, Texas. President Kennedy holds a scale model of the Apollo command module, presented to him by Director of the Manned Spacecraft Center, Dr. Robert Gilruth; a mock-up of the lunar lander (also known as "the Bug") sits in background. Standing in back (L-R): Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Dr. James E. Webb; Governor of Texas, Price Daniel; Associate Administrator of NASA, Dr. Robert C. Seamans, Jr.; Director of Operations for Project Mercury, Dr. Walter C. Williams; Senator Alexander Wiley (Wisconsin); Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson; Dr. Gilruth. The President visited the Center as part of a two-day inspection tour of NASA field installations. [See also MO 63.1913, "Model of Apollo Command Module"]
1 negative (black-and-white; 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches)
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Cecil Stoughton. White House Photographs. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston
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