White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy tours the Titan Launch Complex at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Cape Canaveral, Florida. Director of Range Safety Operations with the Eastern Test Range at Patrick Air Force Base, Colonel Dan F. Thompson (center right, back to camera), briefs President Kennedy; models of the Titan II and Titan III missiles sit on table in foreground. Also pictured: Senator Alexander Wiley (Wisconsin); Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs, Paul Nitze; Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson; Manager of Florida Operations for the Manned Spacecraft Center, G. Merritt Preston; Representative Victor L. Anfuso (New York). The President Kennedy visited Cape Canaveral as part of a two-day inspection tour of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) field installations.