Why should the metric system be adopted in the US?

Answer Depends on how old you are.

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When was the metric system adopted by NASA and do they continue to use it today?

Budget Cuts, and a need to make it safer. They don't want another Apollo 13.

The Advantages of the Metric System Over the English System?

The differences between the metric and the English systems of measurement are vast. Though the English system is much older than the metric system, older, in this case, doesn't necessarily mean bet... Read More »

How did they come up with the metric system?

The metric system is a system of measurement used internationally for both scientific and commercial purposes. The United States is the only major industrialized country that has not fully adopted ... Read More »

Who uses the metric system?

Every country in the world other than the United States, Liberia and Burma has adopted the metric system as the official units of measurement. The other three countries use the United States custom... Read More »