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The astronaut Kate Rubins cast her ballot from space, joining millions of early voters.

On Oct 26, 2020
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No long lines in outer space: The astronaut Kate Rubins may have had an easier time voting from aboard the International Space Station than if she were back on earth. She cast her 2020 ballot using a special procedure designed especially for astronauts. https://t.co/S5DBUSqMKS
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From some 250 miles above Earth, circling the planet at 17,500 miles an hour aboard the International Space Station, the American astronaut Kathleen Rubins cast her ballot in the election, joining millions of others across the country who have voted early. With Election Day still eight ...

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On Oct 26, 2020
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No long lines in outer space: The astronaut Kate Rubins may have had an easier time voting from aboard the International Space Station than if she were back on earth. She cast her 2020 ballot using a special procedure designed especially for astronauts. https://t.co/S5DBUSqMKS
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The astronaut Kate Rubins cast her ballot from space, joining millions of early voters.

The astronaut Kate Rubins cast her ballot from space, joining millions of early voters.

From some 250 miles above Earth, circling the planet at 17,500 miles an hour aboard the International Space Station, the American astronaut Kathleen Rubins cast her ballot in the election, ...

How Do Astronauts Vote From Space?

How Do Astronauts Vote From Space?

How do you cast your ballot when you are floating over 200 miles above your polling place? Thanks to a special electronic absentee ballot, astronauts are able to vote from space.

NASA Astronaut Kate Rubins

NASA Astronaut Kate Rubins

In 2016, NASA Astronaut Kate Rubins spent 115 days in space—or as she would say, 115 days "off planet." On this episode of Broadband Conversations, listeners will get to hear Rubins, a ...

Educators to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station

Educators to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station

Educators to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station - SpaceRef

Astronaut Stephanie Wilson is the voice of Mission Control for the all-female spacewalk

Astronaut Stephanie Wilson is the voice of Mission Control for the all-female spacewalk

During Friday's historic all-woman spacewalk from the International Space Station, a female voice can be heard speaking to astronauts Jessica Meir and Christina Koch from Mission Control.

History of the Canadian astronaut corps

History of the Canadian astronaut corps

History of the Canadian astronaut corps

More U of T News

More U of T News

When Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques is on the International Space Station this winter, Canadian space roboticist Kristen Facciol will likely be at the controls.  

Astronaut Trump? Ivanka Says She Wanted to Go to Space in NASA Visit

Astronaut Trump? Ivanka Says She Wanted to Go to Space in NASA Visit

Presidential adviser Ivanka Trump spoke with astronauts on the International Space Station while touring NASA's Johnson Space Center on Thursday.

Surviving Mars missions will take planning and lots of innovation

Surviving Mars missions will take planning and lots of innovation

Astronauts that go to Mars will need protection from microgravity and radiation, plus mini-medical devices to diagnose problems and manage emergencies.

What will astronauts need to survive the dangerous journey to Mars?

What will astronauts need to survive the dangerous journey to Mars?

Going to Mars, astronauts will need protections from microgravity and radiation, plus miniature medical devices to diagnose problems and help handle emergencies.

‘Completely surreal’: Kristen Facciol earns CSA/NASA Robotics Flight Controller Certification

‘Completely surreal’: Kristen Facciol earns CSA/NASA Robotics Flight Controller Certification

Alumna becomes 14th Canadian — and fifth U of T Engineering graduate — to earn elite designation to control space robotics missions

NASA Scientists and Astronauts Practice for Space Missions on the Seafloor

NASA Scientists and Astronauts Practice for Space Missions on the Seafloor

A female-led crew trained for nine days in an undersea laboratory in the Atlantic to get a sense of what it's like to live and work in microgravity

Medical video game could help astronauts diagnose and treat problems on way to Mars

Medical video game could help astronauts diagnose and treat problems on way to Mars

Sam Glassenberg, the founder and CEO of Chicago-based Level Ex, thinks a medical video game can help astronauts diagnose and treat medical conditions on their way to Mars.

How to Survive Pandemic Reentry

How to Survive Pandemic Reentry

Astronauts have given us some useful tips for surviving isolation, but we’ll need more to weather a pandemic.