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NASA astronaut says voting is ‘critical’ to democracy so she plans to cast an absentee ballot from space – Business Insider Australia

  • NASA astronaut Kate Rubins will be in space during the upcoming general election, but won’t let that stop her from voting.
  • “We consider it an honour to be able to vote from space, and so we fill out a form and we vote via absentee ballot,” she told the Associated Press.
  • Texas, where most US astronauts live, allows them to vote via a secure electronic ballot, which, once completed, is forwarded to the country clerk by Mission Control.
  • “I think it’s really…

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