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Shane Kimbrough is a NASA astronaut

He voted within the 2016 election

(CNN) —  

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

Shane Kimbrough, a NASA astronaut presently dwelling on board the Worldwide Area Station, filed his poll in Tuesday’s presidential election, based on a Tumblr submit by NASA.

NASA informed Yahoo Information that Kimbrough filed his poll within the 2016 election from the area station someday over the previous few days.

For astronauts who might be in area on Election Day, the voting course of begins a 12 months earlier than launch. At the moment, they can choose the elections through 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.
Picture Kjell Lindgren launched on social media of the US flag floating within the Cupola module.
PHOTO: Courtesy of NASA

NASA astronaut David Wolf was the primary American to vote in area whereas on the Russian Mir Area Station in a 1997 native election, based on NPR.


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