posted on Nov, 7 2004 @ 02:00 PM
"CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AP) -- With a quick computer key stroke, space station astronaut Leroy Chiao became the first American to vote for
president from space, casting an encrypted ballot via e-mail and urging fellow countrymen to go to the polls Tuesday."
"It was just a small thing for me, but it is important symbolically to show that every vote does count," Chiao said from the international space
station a few hours after the polls opened 225 miles below.
Chiao, 44, sent in his ballot Sunday night -- "Halloween night and maybe that's kind of appropriate."
I wonder who he voted for: