Absent voters U.S. astronauts in space to complete the general election vote – Sohu news drop dead diva

"Absent" voters: the United States astronauts completed the election – the Sohu news Shane kimbrough in space? (NASA) according to foreign media reports, the U.S. presidential election will usher in a polling day in November 8th local time. As American voters, but also at the international space station only one American astronaut Shane kimbrough? The space completed the election. Reported that the kimbrough into space in October 19th this year. The U.S. Space Agency (NASA) has confirmed that he has submitted his "absentee ballot" in space in recent days". Kimbrough said before he left the earth, "basically is a non political people", but expect from space for election. According to reports, before leaving the earth, the astronauts will be selected in advance they want to participate in the voting place, state, federal elections. NASA said that after the astronauts into space, the ground control center will be sent to the international space station, a secure electronic ballot, astronauts fill the ballot, and then sent back to earth. In 1997, a law in the United States granted the right to vote in space. In the same year, astronaut David Wolf completed a local election in space to complete the first Americans to vote in space.相关的主题文章: