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White House Photographs
Astronaut Lieutenant Colonel John H. Glenn, Jr. (right of lectern) stands with his wife, Annie Glenn (wearing red dress), daughter, Lyn Glenn (wearing yellow dress), and son, David Glenn, upon receiving the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Distinguished Service Medal from President John F. Kennedy (at lectern) at Hangar ‘S,’ Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Brevard County, Florida. Looking on from the platform (L-R): astronaut Commander Alan B. Shepard, Jr., astronaut Captain Virgil “Gus” Grissom, unidentified, Congressman George P. Miller (California), unidentified (in back), Senator Robert S. Kerr (Oklahoma), Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson, Director of the Manned Spacecraft Center Dr. Robert Gilruth, Administrator of NASA James E. Webb (partially hidden behind Lieutenant Colonel Glenn), Senator George Smathers of Florida (hidden behind Lyn Glenn), astronaut Lieutenant Commander Walter M. Schirra, Jr. (mostly hidden behind David Glenn), Congressman Olin E. Teague of Texas (partially hidden behind Lieutenant Commander Schirra), unidentified, Senator Warren G. Magnuson (Washington), Congressman Harold C. Ostertag of New York, astronaut Lieutenant Commander M. Scott Carpenter, Commander of the Air Force Missile Test Center Major General Leighton I. Davis (in front), astronaut Major Donald K. “Deke” Slayton (in back), unidentified (hidden behind Major Slayton), Governor Farris Bryant of Florida (in front), President Kennedy's brother-in-law Prince Stanislaus Radziwill of Poland (in back), and Air Force Aide to the President Brigadier General Godfrey T. McHugh (in profile). The space capsule Friendship 7 is visible at far right.