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Astronauts on Mars missions could suffer cognitive and emotional problems
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Astronauts on Mars missions could suffer cognitive and emotional problems

Since the first space missions, it's been clear that exposure to “microgravity” leads to dramatic changes in the human body.

Microgravity launches AR/VR gaming facility in Gurgaon; open for public 28 February onwards
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Microgravity launches AR/VR gaming facility in Gurgaon; open for public 28 February onwards

Microgravity plans to open six more VR-AR facilities in the country across Chandigarh, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Pune and Goa.

Quantum state: Astronauts create 'exotic' fifth state of matter on the International Space Station
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Quantum state: Astronauts create 'exotic' fifth state of matter on the International Space Station

This substance was first theorised by Albert Einstein and Satyendra Nath Bose in the early 1920s as the fifth state of matter.

Adidas shoes, Bartolomeo, plants in space: Experiments astronauts are doing on ISS
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Adidas shoes, Bartolomeo, plants in space: Experiments astronauts are doing on ISS

The Crew Dragon took a range of science experiments to the ISS to be worked upon by the residing astronauts.

ISRO to set sights on India's first orbital space station after a successful Gaganyaan mission
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ISRO to set sights on India's first orbital space station after a successful Gaganyaan mission

There's still plenty that ISRO needs to do before mission Gaganyaan and its astronauts take wing.

Space travel, long-term exposure to microgravity cause a 'leaky' gut in astronauts: Study
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Space travel, long-term exposure to microgravity cause a 'leaky' gut in astronauts: Study

The effect lasted up to 14 days after the microgravity environment was removed, which scientists find concerning.

Scientists have found that human sperm retains its viability in space if frozen
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Scientists have found that human sperm retains its viability in space if frozen

The fact that frozen sperms can survive in space can make the possibility of a space sperm bank a reality.

ISRO looking at pool of ten microgravity experiments for Gaganyaan Mission 2022
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ISRO looking at pool of ten microgravity experiments for Gaganyaan Mission 2022

ISRO's proposed themes include medicine, sensors for medical devices, fluids & microbiology.

A symbiotic partnership between plant and fungus could offer a farming fix in space
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A symbiotic partnership between plant and fungus could offer a farming fix in space

With plant hormone strigolactone, scientists grew a petunia-fungi network in simulated microgravity.

India to collaborate with France on human space mission Gaganyaan; ISRO plans to send 3 people to space before 2022
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India to collaborate with France on human space mission Gaganyaan; ISRO plans to send 3 people to space before 2022

The ISRO mission is significant, as it would make India one of the four countries in the world, after Russia, the US and China, to launch a manned space flight.