VIDEO: World Cup ball ‘tested’ on International Space Station

Russian astronauts pass ball in zero gravity.

By Thomas Joseph

Russian astronauts test the World Cup ball on the International Space Station
(Image: Twitter/CGTN)

Russian cosmonauts test official ball of #WorldCup 2018 on the ISS pic.twitter.com/xhxzOTifD9

— CGTN (@CGTNOfficial) June 2, 2018

Russian astronauts ‘tested’ the official World Cup 2018 ball for the upcoming tournament in Russia, in space.

The pair passed around the Telstar 18 in zero-gravity conditions on the International Space Station.

The ball is set to return to planet Earth on June 3rd.