White House Photographs
Presentation of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Distinguished Service Medal to astronaut Commander Alan B. Shepard, Jr. On platform, L-R: Commander Shepard; astronaut Lieutenant Commander Walter M. Schirra, Jr.; astronaut Lieutenant Colonel John H. Glenn, Jr.; President John F. Kennedy; astronaut Lieutenant Commander M. Scott Carpenter. Standing on colonnade at right: Postmaster General, J. Edward Day; Secretary of the Treasury, C. Douglas Dillon; Assistant Special Counsel to the President, Richard Goodwin; Attorney General, Robert F. Kennedy; Congressman Joseph W. Martin, Jr. (Massachusetts). Reporters and photographers unidentified. Rose Garden, White House, Washington, D.C.