ESPAÑOLA, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico chile will be going where no chile has gone before – space. A NASA team that studies growing plants in space is sending Española chile seeds to the International Space Station.
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That team includes Jacob Torres who is from New Mexico. The chile will be aboard the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket when it launches on Thursday, June 3 as part of a supply mission. KRQE News 13 will be following the launch as it happens.