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

Picture 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
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From infinity and past, he discovered a method to vote.

Shane Kimbrough, a NASA astronaut presently residing on board the Worldwide 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 will probably be in space on Election Day, the voting course of begins a 12 months earlier than launch. At the moment, they can choose the elections by which they wish to take part.

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

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

Courtesy of NASA

Picture 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, according to NPR.

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