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This NASA astronaut voted from space

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Shane Kimbrough is a NASA astronaut

He voted within the 2016 election



CNN
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From infinity and past, he discovered a option to vote.

Shane Kimbrough, a NASA astronaut at present residing on board the International Space Station, filed his poll in Tuesday’s presidential election, according to a Tumblr post by NASA.

NASA told Yahoo News that Kimbrough filed his poll within the 2016 election from the space station someday over the previous few days.

For astronauts who shall be in space on Election Day, the voting course of begins a 12 months earlier than launch. At that point, they’re able to choose the elections by which they need to take part.

Then, six months earlier than the election, astronauts are supplied with the shape “Voter Registration and Absentee Ballot Request – Federal Post Card Application.”

NASA astronaut David Wolf was the primary American to vote in space whereas on the Russian Mir Space Station in a 1997 native election, according to NPR.

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