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Vice President Johnson Was Assigned the Task of Unifying the U.S. Satellite Programs


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President John F. Kennedy

President John F. Kennedy asked Johnson to head up the satellite program because he understood its importance to future telecommunications

CREDIT: President John F. Kennedy, Head-and-Shoulders Portrait, Facing Front, 1961. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Reproduction Number LC-USZ62-117124.



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