Pepper to be the First Fruit Grown in Space

Date & Time: 2019-09-05 02:00:36

The International Space Station (ISS) is about to get a bit spicier in November 2019 this year. Astro Scientists are hoping to send up Española chili pepper plants (Capsicum annuum), which could make peppers the very first fruit to be grown in space by American astronauts.