Meters or Miles in the Space

  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,
  2. jcsd
  3. mathman

    mathman 6,754
    Science Advisor
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    International endovers would use metric units.
  4. 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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