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Seasat Blazed The Trail For Many Mission
2013-06-28 05:27:14

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Even if they don't last long, history tends to look fondly upon trailblazers. Thirty-five years ago this week, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) launched an experimental satellite called Seasat, with the mission to study Earth and its seas. An unexpected malfunction ended the mission after just 106 days, leading some to look on the satellite as a failure. Seasat is still in orbit, however, shining in the night sky at magnitude...

2011-10-03 09:28:10

Small satellite manufacturer Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL) has today announced completion of the development phase of its new low-cost Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite system. Called NovaSAR-S, the system offers customers coverage of any spot on Earth in all conditions — seeing through cloud cover across both day and night. The 400-kg NovaSAR-S design combines SSTL´s flight-proven SSTL-300 platform with an innovative S-band SAR payload, developed in...

2011-07-18 06:00:00

BRISBANE, Calif., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SARcode Bioscience, Inc., a privately-held biopharmaceutical company, announced today the completion of a $44 million Series B private equity financing. The financing round was led by Sofinnova Ventures and was augmented by the additional backing of Rho Ventures and existing investors Alta Partners and Clarus Venture Partners. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110718/FL36481LOGO ) "We believe that SARcode is uniquely positioned...

2011-05-03 16:30:00

BRISBANE, Calif., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SARcode Corporation presented data today for their lead investigational molecule, SAR 1118. In a Phase 2 dry eye trial, subjects receiving SAR 1118 demonstrated a reduction in corneal staining, increased tear production, and improved visual-related function as compared to placebo. These data were part of the scientific program of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida....

2011-03-24 08:00:00

BRISBANE, Calif., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SARcode Corporation announced today that clinical data for their lead compound, SAR 1118, has been accepted for presentation during the upcoming Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting being held May 1-May 5, 2011, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. SAR 1118 is an investigational novel small-molecule topical therapy that inhibits T-cell mediated inflammation, a key component of dry eye syndrome. (Logo:...

2011-02-14 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SARcode Corporation has named Todd Creech as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Business Development effective February 1, 2011. Creech has been fulfilling both positions as a consultant to SARcode since November 2010. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110214/FL47222LOGO ) "Todd comes to SARcode with a wealth of experience in finance and leadership roles and has demonstrated great success in helping to drive positive...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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