White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy (center, facing away) tours the George C. Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) at Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, Alabama; Director of the MSFC, Dr. Wernher von Braun (center left), briefs President Kennedy. Also pictured: Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Dr. James E. Webb; Associate Administrator of NASA, Dr. Robert C. Seamans, Jr.; Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson; Senator Alexander Wiley (Wisconsin); Special Assistant to the President for Science and Technology, Dr. Jerome B. Wiesner; Secretary of Defense, Robert S. McNamara; Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs, Paul Nitze; Naval Aide to the President, Captain Tazewell T. Shepard, Jr.; Military Aide to the President, General Chester V. Clifton; Air Force Aide to the President, Brigadier General Godfrey T. McHugh; Representative George P. Miller (California); chief scientific adviser to the Ministry of Defence of Great Britain, Sir Solly Zuckerman; Minister of Defence of Great Britain, Peter Thorneycroft; 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; Assistant Press Secretary, Malcolm Kilduff; Representative Albert Thomas (Texas); Director of the Bureau of the Budget, David E. Bell; Special Assistants to the President, Kenneth P. O’Donnell and Dave Powers; Director of Manned Space Flight, D. Brainerd Holmes; Secretary of the Army, Cyrus R. Vance; White House Secret Service agents, Gerald A. “Jerry” Behn and Roy Kellerman. Photographers and members of the press observe at right. The President visited the MSFC as part of a two-day inspection tour of NASA field installations.