ST-C168-20-63. Astronaut Major Gordon Cooper Departs White House

ST-C168-20-63. Astronaut Major Gordon Cooper Departs White House
21 May 1963
Astronaut Major L. Gordon Cooper (right) waves to onlookers before stepping into the presidential limousine (Lincoln-Mercury Continental convertible), upon his departure from the White House following his National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Distinguished Service Medal (DSM) presentation ceremony. President John F. Kennedy stands at left. Also pictured: Senator Clinton P. Anderson (New Mexico), chairman of the Senate Aeronautical and Space Sciences Committee; White House Secret Service agents, Win Lawson and John J. “Muggsy” O’Leary; New York Times photographer, George Tames; White House photographer, Chief Robert L. Knudsen. North Portico, White House, Washington, D.C.
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President (1961-1963 : Kennedy). Office of the Military Aide. (01/20/1961 - 11/22/1963)