Thanks to a bill passed by Texas legislators that put in place technical voting procedure for astronauts, they have the ability to vote from space through specially designed absentee ballots. To preserve the integrity of the secret vote, the ballot is encrypted and only accessible by the astronaut and the county clerk responsible for casting it. via NASA http://ift.tt/2fXPzgO Amazing.
This view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft showcases some of the amazingly detailed structure of Saturn's rings. via NASA http://ift.tt/2eFDPOl Amazing.
NGC 299 is an open star cluster located within the Small Magellanic Cloud just under 200,000 light-years away. via NASA http://ift.tt/2eGZlQm Amazing.