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ISS: Cosmonaut Ivanishin votes on constitutional amendments from space01:34

ISS: Cosmonaut Ivanishin votes on constitutional amendments from space

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June 30, 2020 at 20:02 GMT -00:00 · Published

Russian Cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin took part in the vote on Russian constitutional amendments aboard the International Space Station (ISS) on Tuesday.

According to Roscosmos, Ivanishin had become the first person ever to vote online from near-Earth orbit.

The cosmonaut has permanent registration in Moscow, therefore he was able to cast his vote remotely through a special Internet portal.

Another Roscosmos cosmonaut, Ivan Wagner, will vote on July 1 through a trustee, which will be in the mission control Center where he will express his decision through a closed communication channel, and the trustee will reflect it on the ballot.

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Russian Cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin took part in the vote on Russian constitutional amendments aboard the International Space Station (ISS) on Tuesday.

According to Roscosmos, Ivanishin had become the first person ever to vote online from near-Earth orbit.

The cosmonaut has permanent registration in Moscow, therefore he was able to cast his vote remotely through a special Internet portal.

Another Roscosmos cosmonaut, Ivan Wagner, will vote on July 1 through a trustee, which will be in the mission control Center where he will express his decision through a closed communication channel, and the trustee will reflect it on the ballot.

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