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NASA astronaut will vote in 2020 presidential election from space

Added 09-27-20 03:18:02am EST - “Her vote will be out of this world.” - Nypost.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Nypost.com: “NASA astronaut will vote in 2020 presidential election from space”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

NASA astronaut Kate Rubins plans to cast her vote for the 2020 presidential election on the International Space Station — more than 200 miles above the Earth’s surface, according to The Associated Press.

Rubins, who is currently stationed in Star City, Russia, along with two other astronauts, is preparing for her trip into space in October and will complete a six-month stay at the ISS.

She says she won’t let a little thing like low-earth orbit stop her from exercising her right to vote.

“It’s critical to participate in our democracy,” she said.  “We consider it an honor to be able to vote from space.”

Most United States astronauts live in Houston, where election law lets astronauts vote while floating amongst the stars.

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