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The ISS will grow peppers

На МКС будет расти перецOn the International space station will begin to grow peppers.

“Space pepper” are going to start to grow on the International space station by the end of 2016.

In the Institute of biomedical problems of RAS reported that for the first time in space in orbit are going to grow fruit bodies. Soon to continue experiments in the International space station will deliver the new equipment.

It is intended for the modernization of the greenhouse “Lada”, which are going to grow peppers of the variety “Triton”. The experiment will last for 120 days. The first harvest, the scientists plan to collect by the middle of 2017. To the Earth they return together with the crew and immediately will go to research.

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