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The new face of

Many Geekend readers are fans of anything about space, so we're highlighting a site that might be of interest to TechRepublic members:

For more than 10 years, has been providing news coverage on astronomy, skywatching, space exploration, commercial spaceflight, robots, and more. Early in 2011, launched a major redesign that brings more information to the front page, and in a more readable, better laid-out fashion while still providing more in-depth content via articles, image galleries, and videos. has several prominent features. The Top Stories section brings new or popular stories to the front of whichever page the reader is on. This section is dominated by a revolving photo slideshow that gives the visitor a quick glance and a tease of what the article behind it is all about. The site offers a number of fascinating image galleries, as well as an Image of the Day. The space-related videos include Why did Glory fail? and Astronaut Plays Flute on ISS.

What are your favorite sites for news and commentary about space? Let us know in the discussion.

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