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

14/10/2021

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...
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! 😘🚀 pic.twitter.com/rYyEzOXfy5 — 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 story continues at The Next Web 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! 😘🚀 pic.twitter.com/rYyEzOXfy5 — 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 story continues at The Next Web
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