Can a human kick a football into orbit?

Jun 18, 2010, 10:13 AM, Walton, Milton Keynes, England

Can a human being kick a football into orbit? Gemma Bessant asks this and other less barmy football-related questions to John Zarnecki, Professor of Space Science at The Open University, member of the UK Space Agency leadership Council, and football fanatic. Professor Zarnecki is so keen on the game that he saw all but one of England’s “euphoric” 1966 World Cup run. Here, he talks about his memories of England’s unsurpassed win, his unfaltering optimism about England’s chances this time around and answers more of Gemma’s slightly absurd questions… #space #football #zarnecki #england

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