Neosho in Newton County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
1956 - 1968
This memorial is dedicated to the men and women of Rocketdyne Neosho whose tireless efforts and relentless pursuit of quality resulted in the world's finest liquid rocket engines. Neosho's engines powered Jupiter, Redstone, Mercury, Atlas, Gemini and Apollo launch vehicles into safe successful missions, including the first landing on the Moon.
The City of Neosho thanks you for your contributions to mankind and te United States Space Program.
Erected by City of Neosho.
Location. 36° 52.162′ N, 94° 22.305′ W. Marker is in Neosho, Missouri, in Newton County. Marker can be reached from Spring Street near Spring Hill Street. Touch for map. Marker is in Big Spring Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 308 West Spring Street, Neosho MO 64850, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Abbott Cave (within shouting distance of this marker); Founding of Neosho (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Hart Benton (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Washington Carver (about 300 feet away); Herman Jaeger (about James S. Scott (about 300 feet away); Downtown Neosho Historic District (about 800 feet away); Heaton Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Neosho.
Also see . . .
1. History of Boeing's Rocketdyne Division. (Submitted on June 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Rocketdyne: Powering Humans into Space. (Submitted on June 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Air & Space • Industry & Commerce •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 868 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 1, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.