Absentee Ballot from Space

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

You can vote from almost anywhere via absentee ballot, even outer space.  NASA says Astronaut Shane Kimbrough recently filed his ballot for the presidential election on board the International Space Station. So, how does an astronaut even know when they'll be orbiting the earth on Election Day? Well, about a year before launch, astronauts select which elections they wish to participate in. Six months later, they receive an application for an absentee ballot.


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