Poster Entitled Metric Is A Perfect Ten

This colorful poster was distributed by the National Aeronautics and Space Association of the United States government to publicize the metric system. Printed on it is the message: METRIC (/) IS A (/) PERFECT (/) 10. The right edge of the 1 in 10 is divided into ten units. Each of these is divided in half. The entire edge measures 39 centimeters.
In smaller print the poster reads: Metric Transition: (/) A Federal Government Initiative. The NASA logo also is printed. The object is undated.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
ca 1975
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 36 in x 24 in x 1/16 in; 91.44 cm x 60.96 cm x .127 cm
ID Number
catalog number
nonaccession number
Measuring & Mapping
Science & Mathematics
Metric System
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Metric System
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Jeffrey Tinsley

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