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Best Space Photos of the Week Dec. 3, 2011

Photos: Take a Tour of Spaceport America

Clara Moskowitz/SPACE.com

In October 2011 SPACE.com reporter Clara Moskowitz toured Spaceport America, a new commercial space launching ground under construction in the Southern New Mexico desert. [Read More]

Saturn Moon's Icy Secrets Shine Bright in New NASA Images

NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute

New details about Enceladus, one of the icy moons orbiting around Saturn, are revealed in a series of new images of the bright and shimmering cosmic body. [Read More]

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