White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy tours the George C. Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) at Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, Alabama; Director of the MSFC, Dr. Wernher von Braun, walks left of President Kennedy. Also pictured: Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Dr. James E. Webb; Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson; Associate Administrator of NASA, Dr. Robert C. Seamans, Jr.; Senator Alexander Wiley (Wisconsin); Secretary of Defense, Robert S. McNamara; Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs, Paul Nitze; Special Assistant to the President for Science and Technology, Dr. Jerome B. Wiesner; Military Aide to the President, General Chester V. Clifton; Naval Aide to the President, Captain Tazewell T. Shepard, Jr.; Air Force Aide to the President, Brigadier General Godfrey T. McHugh; Secretary of the Air Force, Eugene M. Zuckert; Director of Defense Research and Engineering for the Department of Defense, Dr. Harold Brown; 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 Army, Cyrus R. Vance; Special Assistant to the President, Dave Powers; Representative Albert Thomas (Texas); Director of the Bureau of the Budget, David E. Bell; 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.