Original caption: President John F. Kennedy is set off by an exhibit (background) of one of the National Aeronautics and Space Agencies proposed lunar landing vehicles, or "Moon Bugs", as he receives a model of the Apollo space craft during a visit to the NASA center at Houston September 12. At right is Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson. The President, nearing the end of a two-day tour of space installations in the South and Southwest, told a crowd at Rice University Stadium that the U.S. will beat Russia to the moon.
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