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This March 20, 2013, file photo, shows sacks of dried red chile pods at the Hatch Chile Sales shop along the main street of the self-proclaimed "Chile Capital of the World," in Hatch, N.M. A hybrid version of a New Mexico chile plant has been selected to be grown in space as part of a NASA experiment, officials recently announced. (Susan Montoya Bryan/Associated Press)

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New Mexico chile plant selected to be grown in space

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