For Ex-NFL star, a dream of sports in space

Former Washington Redskins linebacker Ken Harvey retired from the game of football in 1999. He recently returned to work for the team, but he also has been working on a side project with lofty goals.

Michael Brick of the New York Times reports that Harvey wants to bring sports to the final frontier with SpaceSportilization.

“While casting about as a motivational speaker, Harvey struck up a friendship with Allen Herbert, a fellow congregant at Grace Covenant Church in Chantilly, Va,” Brick writes. “Herbert, a consultant who studied aerospace engineering in college, encouraged him to consider the outer reaches of the tourism business.” More

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