This NASA astronaut voted from space

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Shane Kimbrough is a NASA astronaut

He enacted the 2016 election

(CNN) —  

From infinity and beyond, he discovered a method to vote.

Shane Kimbrough, a NASA astronaut presently surviving on board the International Spaceport station, submitted his tally in Tuesday’s governmental election, according to a Tumblr post by NASA.

NASA informed Yahoo News that Kimbrough submitted his tally in the 2016 election from the spaceport station at some point over the previous couple of days.

For astronauts who will remain in area on Election Day, the ballot procedure begins a year prior to launch. At that time, they have the ability to pick the elections in which they wish to get involved.

Then, 6 months prior to the election, astronauts are supplied with the kind “Voter Registration and Absentee Ballot Request – Federal Post Card Application.”

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

Image Kjell Lindgren launched on social networks of the United States flag drifting in the Cupola module.

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NASA astronaut David Wolf was the very first American to enact area while on the Russian Mir Spaceport Station in a 1997 regional election, according to NPR.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.