NASA Photo ID: S74-33007           File Name: 10073662.jpg
Film Type: 4x5 BW                  Date Taken: 11/18/74
Title: President Kennedy briefed on operation of Mercury Control Center
Description:
President John F. Kennedy being briefed on the operation of the Mercury 
Control Center at Cape Canaveral, Florida following the Mercury-Atlas 6 
flight. MA-6 pilot John H. Glenn (partially obscured) conducts the tour. In 
the center to Glenn's left is Christopher C. Kraft, Jr., the MA-6 flight 
director and Chief of the Flight Operations Division at the Manned
Spacecraft  Center, Houston. Next to Kraft is Astronaut Alan R. Shepard
Jr., pilot of the  Mercury-Redstone 3 mission, the U.S. first manned space
flight.               
Subject terms:
ADMINISTRATION                          
ASTRONAUTS                              
FACILITIES                              
FLORIDA                                 
GROUND BASED CONTROL                    
MERCURY PROGRAM                         
PUBLIC RELATIONS                        
VISITORS                                

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