Immune system becomes `confused` during spaceflight

A new study has revealed that spaceflight may temporarily alter the immune system of crew members flying long duration missions aboard the International Space Station , leaving it "confused".

Twin astronaut bros to help NASA study effects of spaceflight on human body

Astronaut Mark Kelly and his twin brother Scott have enlisted themselves for a NASA study that will help the space agency gauge the effects of spaceflight on the human body.

Bright pulses of light could make space grown veggies more nutritious

Researchers have claimed that exposing leafy vegetables grown during spaceflight to a few bright pulses of light daily could increase the amount of eye-protecting nutrients produced by the plants.

HAL builds crew module for human spaceflight

State-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) Thursday said it has delivered to the Indian space agency a maiden crew module it designed and built for the human spaceflight programme in the future.