William Shatner is the oldest person in space — but we shouldn’t promote space travel to the elderly

Is space really the final frontier? William Shatner has found out after boldly going where no 90-year-old has gone before. Some 55 years after Captain James T Kirk hit our screens in the original Star Trek, Shatner recently launched to the edge of space aboardBlue Origin’s New Shepard for a ten-minute sub-orbital flight. Aren’t we all adorbs! 😘🚀 — William Shatner (@WilliamShatner) October 11, 2021 Shatner has become the oldest person to go to space, breaking the record set only recently by 82-year-old Wally Funk, who travelled on the New Shepard’s first crewed spaceflight in July. Funk was one…This...

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