Kennedy Presents Award to Gilruth, 1962. Creator: NASA.

Kennedy Presents Award to Gilruth, 1962. Creator: NASA.

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Kennedy Presents Award to Gilruth, 1962. US President John F. Kennedy presents Dr. Robert R. Gilruth, Director of the Manned Spacecraft Center, Houston, Texas, with the Medal for Distinguished Federal Civil Service. The ceremony took place on the White House Lawn. In attendance were second from left to right: Astronauts Alan Shepard and John Glenn, Dr. Robert R. Gilruth NASA Administrator, James Webb, President John F. Kennedy

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  1. NASA, attributed to: American:
  1. John F Kennedy: American: Politician, president
  2. Robert R. Gilruth: American: Scientist, aerospace engineer, aviation/space pioneer
  3. Alan Shepard: American: Astronaut, naval aviator, test pilot, and businessman
  4. John Glenn: American: Astronaut

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  1. 38 53 00 N , 077 02 00 W

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 2958x2358
File Size : 6,812kb


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