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NASA astronauts aboard the ISS have begun growing chile peppers in a bid to boost crews’ diets on future missions

NASA astronauts have begun growing chile peppers in space aboard the ISS. Crew members will be able to enjoy the spicy snacks in about four months, the agency said. Peppers are highly nutritious, making them a great choice for crews during deep-space exploration. See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA astronauts are spicing things up in space.In recent days, astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) started growing chile peppers as part of the agency's food crop production experiments. The pepper seeds arrived at the space station aboard SpaceX's 22nd commercial resupply services mission, which launched ...