Monday, June 23, 2008

Voting In Space

NASA Helps Astronauts Cast Ballots from Space
by Nell Greenfieldboyce
June 23, 2008 · Astronauts aboard the International Space Station are far away from the action in the presidential race. Luckily for them, NASA and Texas understand the unique needs of space-traveling citizens, who want their votes counted.
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Anonymous said...

SPANKY again Maggie saw your site on the castle I believe. From A big Navy family Dad was career Navy WW2 ( concrete repair ship now used as a harbor break in canada) Korea ( sub tender) Vietnam (pbr)My brother is the civilan in charge of supply at Norfolk Naval base now I was Air Force working o n A-10s we all can't be perfect LOL Love your site its great

BostonMaggie said...

Spanky - did your Dad ever tell you about Pabst Blue Ribbon sending them beer in VietNam? I heard they did that for the PBR guys. Funny stuff.

You need to get a Blogger ID.

Anonymous said...

OH yea good stuff I remember when Daad was asigned to the USS Mitscher DDG-35 in Norfork HE was chief petty officer at the time he also was a sign painter when of duty. At Christmas time he would make and panit big Santa clauses to put on the bow of the ship. This was back when people could tour the base and se the ships lit up for Christmas Dad use to blow his Boatswain pipe to get us up at christmas time good stuff. Spanky