WASHINGTON -- Tuesday's Space Shuttle Discovery flyover was amazing to humans who got to see it. At least one cat was appreciative of the display as well.

Hank, the 9-year-old former street cat vying for a Virginia seat in the U.S. Senate, posted a message about Discovery's flight over the nation's capital on his campaign Facebook page, along with a photo of the shuttle flying over the U.S. Capitol:

Thank you to all of the NASA employees, contractors, and everyone who made the Shuttle possible.

One of Hank's Facebook friends responded by asking the cat candidate for a political favor:

Hank, when you get to the Senate, please double our (NASA's) budget to 1%. We'd be very grateful.

The frontrunning feline also released his tax returns on Facebook, with a message about transparency:

In the interest of total disclosure and complete transparency, I am attaching my tax returns to show that I am not falsifying who I claim to be - I am your humble candidate with big ideas that scare the status quo.

The returns show Hank to be self-employed and single, with a total income of $5,000 and $5,800 in itemized deductions.

Once all payments and deductions are taken into account, Hank's tax forms show him owing $0 in taxes. He's signed the returns with a paw print.

Cats and humans: What did you think of today's Discovery flyover?

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Space Shuttle Discovery, mounted atop a 747 shuttle carrier aircraft, flies over the U.S. Capitol during a flyover of the nation's capital on its final trip to its retirement place April 17, 2012, in Washington, D.C. The longest-serving orbiter in the space shuttle fleet was flown from Kennedy Space Center in Florida to the Washington, DC area to be transferred to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and will be placed on display in the museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.