White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy (lower left, with back to camera) views the Saturn C-1 rocket, during a tour of the George C. Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) at Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, Alabama; Director of the MSFC, Dr. Wernher von Braun (back to camera), briefs President Kennedy. Also pictured: Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson; Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Dr. James E. Webb; Representative Robert E. Jones (Alabama); Associate Administrator of NASA, Dr. Robert C. Seamans, Jr.; Secretary of Defense, Robert S. McNamara; Senator Alexander Wiley (Wisconsin); Special Assistant to the President for Science and Technology, Dr. Jerome B. Wiesner; Naval Aide to the President, Captain Tazewell T. Shepard, Jr.; Director of the Bureau of the Budget, David E. Bell; Director of Defense Research and Engineering for the Department of Defense, Dr. Harold Brown; Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs, Paul Nitze; Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution and Vice Chairman of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, Dr. Leonard Carmichael; Secretary of the Air Force, Eugene M. Zuckert; Air Force Aide to the President, Brigadier General Godfrey T. McHugh; Military Aide to the President, General Chester V. Clifton; White House Press Secretary, Pierre Salinger; Secretary of the Army, Cyrus R. Vance; White House Secret Service agents, Gerald A. “Jerry” Behn, Roy Kellerman, Toby Chandler, and Dave Grant. Photographers and members of the press stand at right in foreground. The President visited the MSFC as part of a two-day inspection tour of NASA field installations.