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    Yeah, but lest we forget that they used the metric system to get to the moon. Everyone knows that engineers and chemists use the metric system… I can’t tell if this is just a sign about stupidity or denial… Metric is really not that difficult – it’s perfectly accurate and super stupid simple. A bit like the difference of using Apple and Windows… both will eventually get you there – but why suffer the self imposed masochism. Even the most simple-minded uneducated peasant in any back hill village of Europe can tell you that by metric standards, water freezes at… Read more »


    And yet the country which does not use the metric system, in general, produced the scientists, educators, engineers, metallurgists, construction workers, and everyone else who enabled the US to land on the moon. The metric system is in many ways superior to the imperial system used in the US but the point is that the US accomplished something which no other nation has accomplished.


    And most of those coming from Europe. I’m an educator here… you have to be here to experience the army, make that, the mega-army of job recruiters and head hunters sent here by US top institutions, manufacturers and top education universities seeking and grabbing our best and brightest students at the end of each school year. It’s not uncommon for high school students here to speak 3 to 4 languages (including English and Latin)… I wonder how many languages the average American high school graduate can speak. Parents and students take scholastic studies incredibly serious and there is absolutely no… Read more »


    Russia and China have both landed rovers on the moon.


    ^^^ Ignore the troll.


    I’m not sure how this is trolling, Russia has had many successful unmanned missions to the moon, and China had one within the last year.


    Lest we forget that they only made it to the moon with the assistance of nazi rocket scientists and Canadian aerospace engineers who had worked on the Avro Arrow project before it was cancelled under political pressure from the US government.