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Manitowoc in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Sputnik IV

 
 
Sputnik IV Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kent Salomon
1. Sputnik IV Marker
Inscription.  
Sputnik IV
Satellite fragment was
recovered at this site
Sept 6, 1962

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceWar, Cold.
 
Location. 44° 5.937′ N, 87° 39.467′ W. Marker is in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, in Manitowoc County. Marker is at the intersection of North 8th Street (U.S. 10) and Park Street, on the left when traveling north on North 8th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 607 N 8th St, Manitowoc WI 54220, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vilas - Rahr Mansion (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Park (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); G.W. Fechter Stationery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Manitowoc Motor Hotel (approx. 0.4 miles away); O. Torrison & Co. (approx. 0.4 miles away); Manitowoc Submarines (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Landing (approx. 0.4 miles away); U.S.S. Peto (SS 265) (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manitowoc.
 
Also see . . .
1. Sputnik IV at NASA
Sputnik IV Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kent Salomon
2. Sputnik IV Marker
. (Submitted on August 28, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Sputnik Crashed Here. (Submitted on August 28, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Sputnik IV Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kent Salomon, July 8, 2012
3. Sputnik IV Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 8, 2012, by Kent Salomon of Manitowoc,, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 447 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 8, 2012, by Kent Salomon of Manitowoc,, Wisconsin. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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