• Question: Is there a age limit for being in space if so what are the limits.

    Asked by Harry Workman to Rochelle, Michaela, Camilla, Beth, Adrian on 26 Jan 2016.
    • Photo: Adrianos Golemis

      Adrianos Golemis answered on 26 Jan 2016:

      The oldest Astronaut who flew must have been John Glenn at the age of ~75. In general astronauts fly at younger ages, usually from 35 to 55 years old. This is for fitness, performance and safety reasons mainly.