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), following his arrival at Redstone Army Airfield, Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, Alabama. Left to right: unidentified military officer; Air Force Aide to the President, Brigadier General Godfrey T. McHugh; Secretary of the Army, Cyrus R. Vance; Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force, General Curtis E. LeMay; Military Aide to the President, General Chester V. Clifton; Dr. von Braun; Associate Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Dr. Robert C. Seamans, Jr.; Representative Robert E. Jones of Alabama (mostly hidden behind President Kennedy); President Kennedy; Administrator of NASA, Dr. James E. Webb; Commander of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, Lieutenant General Frank S. Besson, Jr.; unidentified (in back, partially hidden); 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.