Presentation of Friendship 7
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In the Arts and Industries Building, February 20, 1963, Smithsonian Secretary Leonard Carmichael speaking at the presentation of the "Friendship 7" spacecraft which is in the foreground. The men seated behind Secretary Carmichael are (left to right): Senator Clinton P. Anderson, member of the Smithsonian Board of Regents and member of the Senate Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences; Honorable James E. Webb, Administrator of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA); Dr. Hugh L. Dryden, Deputy Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA); Astronaut John H. Glenn, Jr.; and Philip S. Hopkins, Director of the National Air Museum, now the National Air and Space Museum.
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 58, Folder 15
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Event; Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print