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Meters or Miles in the Space

  1. Apr 20, 2014 #1
    Dear everyone,
    I would like to know which one of the meter or the mile is used to send objects in the space please?
    Indeed, the ESA is using the meter I suppose and the NASA the mile. What is used by the russian and the chinese agencies?
    Thank you,
    Best regards,
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  3. Apr 20, 2014 #2


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    International endovers would use metric units.
  4. Apr 20, 2014 #3
    Thank you. The United-States' customary unit is the lbf.s, but the metric units are used in the medical and spatial industry.
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