White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy (holding hat) speaks with Director of the George C. Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC), Dr. Wernher von Braun (center left), following his arrival at Redstone Army Airfield, Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, Alabama. Left to right: Air Force Aide to the President, Brigadier General Godfrey T. McHugh; Secretary of the Army, Cyrus R. Vance; Military Aide to the President, General Chester V. Clifton (in back, partially hidden); Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force, General Curtis E. LeMay; Dr. von Braun; Secretary of the Air Force, Eugene M. Zuckert; Representative Robert E. Jones (Alabama); President Kennedy; Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Dr. James E. Webb; Commander of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, Lieutenant General Frank S. Besson, Jr.; Commanding General of the U.S. Army Missile Command, Major General Francis J. McMorrow. Air Force One sits in background. The President traveled to Huntsville as part of a two-day inspection tour of NASA field installations.