White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy (right, in foreground) tours the Titan Launch Complex at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Cape Canaveral, Florida; a Titan II Air Force rocket sits on launch pad in background. Also pictured: Director of Range Safety Operations with the Eastern Test Range at Patrick Air Force Base, Colonel Dan F. Thompson; chief scientific adviser to the Ministry of Defence of Great Britain, Sir Solly Zuckerman; Special Assistant to the President for Science and Technology, Dr. Jerome B. Wiesner; Manager of Florida Operations for the Manned Spacecraft Center, G. Merritt Preston; Director of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Launch Operations Center, Dr. Kurt H. Debus; Minister of Defence of Great Britain, Peter Thorneycroft; Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson. Site workers observe in background. President Kennedy visited Cape Canaveral as part of a two-day inspection tour of NASA field installations.