April 15 2019, 12:01am, The Times Kevin Maher: Space tourism is going to be great for our health — but there’s a small catch Kevin Maher Houston, we have a problem.
It’s about ageing.
In less than one week we’ve had London’s premier visitor attraction, Tate Modern, announcing that its forthcoming “anti-ageing” festival will include a chance for pensioners to enjoy the high-risk art of parkour, while, across the Pond, Nasa scientists have gone gaga about the possibility that ageing can be slowed by the simple process of spending lengthy periods of time in outer space.
To the parkour first.
Spending time in space appears to slow the ageing processGETTY IMAGESIt is, essentially, the art of wall-bashing, body-flinging mayhem and its popularity has coincided… Want to read more?