The ISS Expedition 56-57 crew opened the hatch to meet their counterparts onboard after successfully docking at the International Space Station (ISS) via the Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft on Friday. The representatives of the mission control centre in Moscow remained focused on their work throughout the docking until the hatch was opened. The expedition's crew consists of Roscosmos cosmonaut Sergey... Еще Prokopyev, ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst, and NASA’s Serena Aunon-Chancellor. The crew members are reported to have taken with them the a football in order to simulate a match on the ISS during the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The spacecraft itself had the tournament’s logo attached to its body.