When the Astrodigital site was created in 1999, it was done so with two principal purposes in mind. The primary purpose of the Astrodigital web site was to disseminate educational materials in the areas of astronomy, space exploration, Mars, planetary science and programming. The secondary purpose was to provide a home for Chicago-area space advocacy groups, such as the local chapters of the National Space Society and the Mars Society. Subsequently, the site took on the additional role of providing information about my role in the JPL Solar System Ambassador program.
The main Astrodigital site underwent its first overhaul in December 2006. The primary purpose of this was to update the site coding to current XHTML standards. The look and feel of the pages and site navigation were also updated to take advantage of CSS functionality.
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Update: Beginning December 2006, each of the individual Astrodigital web sites will be undergoing renovation. The primary purpose of this overhaul is to update the HTML to bring it in line with current standards. The main Astrodigital site pages were the first to receive this treatment. These pages now conform to the following standards:
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