NASA recently posted a photo of astronaut Kate Rubin after casting her election ballot while in orbit. The space agency also detailed the process enabling spacefarers to vote hundreds of miles above the Earth.
Millions of people across the US have already voted ahead of the 2020 presidential election. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, individuals are embracing a wide range of voting methods this year such as early in-person voting, mail-in ballots, and more. Others have exercised their civic duty while in orbit hundreds of miles above the Earth. Last week, NASA released a photograph depicting astronaut Kate Rubins aboard the International Space Station floating in front of an “ISS voting booth.” In a recent post, the space agency detailed the process enabling astronauts to vote in space.
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“Taking the time to cast