White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy (right, back to camera) views a mock-up of the interior of a Gemini capsule, during a tour of spacecraft displays inside a hangar at the Rich Building of the Manned Spacecraft Center, Houston, Texas; astronaut Major Virgil I. “Gus” Grissom (right) laughs with President Kennedy and others. Left to right: Chief of Life Systems Division at the Manned Spacecraft Center, Dr. Stanley C. White (partially out of frame); Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson (back to camera); Major Grissom; President Kennedy; unidentified (in back); Director of the Manned Spacecraft Center, Dr. Robert Gilruth; Associate Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Dr. Robert C. Seamans, Jr. (partially hidden); White House Secret Service agent, Gerald A. “Jerry” Behn. The President visited the Center as part of a two-day inspection tour of NASA field installations.