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    Re: Kollsman periscopic sextant mount
    From: Fred Hebard
    Date: 2020 Sep 22, 13:49 -0400
    It may have been American units rather than Imperial.  They are not always the same, but more with tons and gallons and such.  Distance and time are the same, I believe.

    Fred Hebard



    On Sep 22, 2020, at 13:30, Gary LaPook <NoReply_LaPook@fer3.com> wrote:

    That crash occured because two different teams were working the computations, one using Imperial and the other team using metric and each assumed that they other team was using the same units and neither side ever confirming that the other team was using the same units. "ASSUMPTIONS make an ass out of you and me," a very expensive ass that time.

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    From: Bruce Cutting
    Date: 2020 Sep 21, 19:55 -0600


    Wanna bet all the computations on the moon shot were done in MKS ??
    
    The only time that I know of when Imperial measurements were used the
    probe crashed into Mars.
    
    
    

    gl

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