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White House Photographs
Astronaut Lieutenant Colonel John H. Glenn, Jr. (reaching into the capsule) shows President John F. Kennedy (right) the space capsule Friendship 7 following the presentation ceremony of his National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Distinguished Service Medal at Hangar 'S,’ Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Brevard County, Florida. The Friendship 7 carried Lieutenant Colonel Glenn in orbit around the earth three times. Those looking on include: President Kennedy's brother-in-law Prince Stanislaus Radziwill of Poland (in back, left of Glenn), Senator Robert Kerr of Oklahoma (mostly hidden, directly behind Glenn, wearing glasses), Congressman Harold C. Ostertag of New York (in back, right of Senator Kerr), Special Assistant to the President Lawrence “Larry” O’Brien (mostly hidden behind Congressman Ostertag), Congressman A. Sydney Herlong, Jr. of Florida (in back, right of Senator Kerr, wearing glasses), Congressman Dante B. Fascell of Florida (partially hidden, in front of Congressman Herlong), Lieutenant Colonel Glenn's son David Glenn (right of Glenn, facing away), his daughter Lyn Glenn (mostly hidden, left of President Kennedy), Senator George Smathers of Florida (in back, left of President Kennedy), Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson (at far right edge of image), and Congressman Paul G. Rogers of Florida (left of Vice President Johnson).
White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy (center) greets Annie Glenn, wife of astronaut Lieutenant Colonel John H. Glenn, Jr., and her children, Lyn and David Glenn, upon his arrival aboard Air Force One at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station for the presentation ceremony of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Distinguished Service Medal to Lieutenant Colonel Glenn. (L-R) Air Force Aide to the President Brigadier General Godfrey T. McHugh (in back), Congressman Paul G. Rogers (Florida), White House Secret Service Agent Floyd Boring (in back), Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson, Lieutenant Colonel Glenn, President Kennedy, unidentified, Lyn Glenn (wearing yellow dress), Mrs. Glenn (wearing red dress), David Glenn, Administrator of NASA James E. Webb (holding hat), Senator Robert S. Kerr (Oklahoma), and Congressman George P. Miller of California (removing hat). Brevard County, Florida.