White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy presents the 1961 Robert J. Collier Trophy to four X-15 pilots, on behalf of the National Aeronautic Association (NAA). Recipients (L-R): Major Robert M. White (U.S. Air Force), A. Scott Crossfield (North American Aviation), Joseph A. Walker (National Aeronautics and Space Administration), and Commander Forrest S. Petersen (U.S. Navy). White House Secret Service agent, Frank Yeager, stands in background. West Wing Lawn, White House, Washington, D.C.