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Government officials at the Mississippi Test Operations

97-031 --- Government officials officially raise the American flag for the first time at the Mississippi Test Operations, now Stennis Space Center, in 1962. The historic Rouchon House stands in the background. Pictured, from left, are: Bart Slattery, public affairs officer; Dr. Wernher von Braun, director; Capt. William Fortune, first site manager; Dr. George Constan, manager, Michoud Assembly Facility; Dr. Oswald Lange, chief, Saturn Program Office; Dr. Hermann Weidener, chief, Structures and Mechanics Laboratory; Dr. Karl Heimburg, director, Test Laboratory; and Dan Driscoll, Test Laboratory.