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This NASA astronaut voted from space

Image Kjell Lindgren released on social media of the US flag floating in the Cupola module.

Courtesy of NASA

Image Kjell Lindgren launched on social media of the US flag floating within the Cupola module.

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Shane Kimbrough is a NASA astronaut

He voted within the 2016 election

(CNN) —  

From infinity and past, he discovered a strategy to vote.

Shane Kimbrough, a NASA astronaut presently dwelling on board the International Space Station, filed his poll in Tuesday’s presidential election, in keeping with a Tumblr publish by NASA.

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

For astronauts who will likely be in space on Election Day, the voting course of begins a yr earlier than launch. At that point, they’re able to choose the elections through 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.”

Image Kjell Lindgren released on social media of the US flag floating in the Cupola module.

Courtesy of NASA

Image Kjell Lindgren launched on social media of the US flag floating within the Cupola module.

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

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