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 right of President Kennedy. Also pictured: Associate Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Dr. Robert C. Seamans, Jr.; Minister of Defence of Great Britain, Peter Thorneycroft; Administrator of NASA, Dr. James E. Webb; Representative Robert E. Jones (Alabama); Secretary of Defense, Robert S. McNamara; Special Assistant to the President for Science and Technology, Dr. Jerome B. Wiesner; White House Secret Service agent, Gerald A. “Jerry” Behn. The Saturn C-1 rocket sits in background. The President visited the MSFC as part of a two-day inspection tour of NASA field installations.