Astrotech Space Operations Spotlight

Astrotech To Support RSC Energia In Preperation Of Russian MRM1 Module For Flight On U.S. Space Shuttle

April 8, 2009 | Missions

Astrotech Corporation, (NASDAQ: SPAB), a leading provider of commercial space services, released today that the RSC Energia agreement in principle with the Company’s SPACEHAB Orbital Transportation, Inc. subsidiary, which was announced late last year, has now been formalized into a $1.8 million contract. Russia’s largest manufacturer of aerospace and space equipment will utilize Astrotech’s Cape Canaveral, Florida payload processing facilities and receive support services from Astrotech to prepare its Mini Research Module (MRM1) for flight aboard the U.S....

Astrotech Leverages Aerospace Elite To Enhance New Business Model

March 25, 2009 | Corporate

Astrotech Corporation (Nasdaq: SPAB), a leading provider of commercial space services, today announced its Astrotech Space Operations subsidiary is partnering with Syncomm, a derivative of the esteemed Hughes Aircraft Company, to provide the commercial satellite customer with expertise in end-to-end aerospace systems....

Astrotech And Space Florida Announce Partnership

March 24, 2009 | Corporate

Astrotech Corporation (Nasdaq: SPAB), a leading provider of commercial space services, today announced its partnership with the aerospace economic development entity, Space Florida. The joint venture will provide key elements to Astrotech’s end-to-end mission assurance solution, streamlining the process for commercial space customers to acquire support across a spacecraft’s lifecycle.

Together, both organizations will provide a singular approach to global satellite market needs.

Spacehab Announces Corporate Name Change To Astrotech

February 19, 2009 | Corporate

SPACEHAB, Incorporated (NASDAQ: SPAB), a leading provider of commercial space services, announced today that it is changing its corporate name to Astrotech Corporation. The shareholders of the Company’s common stock authorized the corporate name change at the annual meeting held on Feb.10, 2009. SPACEHAB has filed for and received approval for the name change with the state of Washington....

Spacehab Subsidiary Secures New Missions

January 7, 2009 | Corporate

SPACEHAB Inc. (NASDAQ: SPAB) announced today that its Astrotech subsidiary located in Titusville, Florida was awarded two contracts totaling $3.2 million from United Launch Alliance (ULA) in support of the ground processing of Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites, GOES O&P. Both satellites are scheduled for launch in 2009.

Spacehab To Support Pre-launch Preparations For Russian Module

January 5, 2009 | Missions

SPACEHAB, Incorporated (NASDAQ: SPAB), a leading provider of commercial space services, reached an agreement in principal with RSC Energia, Russia's largest manufacturer of aerospace and space equipment, to provide facilities and support services for its Mini Research Module (MRM1). The MRM1 will be readied for its journey aboard the U.S. Space Shuttle at the SPACEHAB Cape Canaveral payload processing location....

Spacehab Sees Opportunity In Space Florida's Launch Complex

October 28, 2008 | Corporate

SPACEHAB Incorporated, (NASDAQ: SPAB) and its Astrotech subsidiary, leading providers of commercial space services, join with Space Florida in recognizing the immense opportunities for America’s commercial space program in the joint Air Force Space Command and Space Florida Dedication Ceremony of Launch Complex 36. The Ceremony marked the symbolic “groundbreaking” following the announcement by the Air Force Space Command of its commitment to commercial space and its intention to lease LC36 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station to Space Florida. The U.S....

Astrotech Awarded ATK ARES I-X First Stage Processing Contract

October 20, 2008 | Missions

SPACEHAB Incorporated, (NASDAQ: SPAB) announced today that its Astrotech subsidiary located in Titusville, Florida was awarded a $1.17 million contract from Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) in support of ATK's planning and assembly of Ares I-X first stage hardware to be flown during the 2009 test flight for the development of NASA's Ares I launch vehicle....

Spacehab Subsidiary Secures Spacecraft Processing Task Order

June 11, 2008 | Corporate

SPACEHAB Incorporated, (NASDAQ: SPAB), a provider of commercial space services, today announced that its Astrotech Space Operations subsidiary has won a fourth, fully-funded task order under the $35 million Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB) indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract. The Company will provide facilities and payload processing services from its VAFB location in support of NASA's Widefield Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) Mission scheduled to launch in late 2009....

Spacehab Subsidiary Wins NASA Orbiting Carbon Observatory Contract

January 17, 2008 | Missions

SPACEHAB, Incorporated (NASDAQ: SPAB), a provider of commercial space services, today announced that its Astrotech Space Operations subsidiary has won an additional fully funded task order under the recently awarded Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB) indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract. The Company will provide facilities and payload processing services, from its VAFB location, in support of NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO) mission, scheduled for launch in December 2008....

Spacehab Subsidiary Wins Interstellar Boundary Explorer Mission Contract

October 4, 2007 | Missions

SPACEHAB, Incorporated (NASDAQ: SPAB), a leading provider of commercial space services, today announced that its Astrotech Space Operations subsidiary has won an additional fully funded task order under the recently awarded Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB) indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract. The Company will provide facilities and payload processing support for NASA's Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) spacecraft, scheduled for launch mid-2008....

Spacehab Subsidiary Wins First Competed Contract Under Recently Awarded VAFB IDIQ

August 27, 2007 | Corporate

SPACEHAB, Incorporated (NASDAQ: SPAB), a leading provider of commercial space services, today announced that its Astrotech Space Operations subsidiary has won the first fully funded task order under the recently awarded Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB) indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract for the Ocean Surface Topography Mission (OSTM)/Jason-2....

Spacehab Subsidiary Wins New $35 Million NASA Contract Mission At Vandenberg

June 25, 2007 | Corporate

SPACEHAB, Incorporated (NASDAQ: SPAB), a leading provider of commercial space services, today announced that its Astrotech Space Operations subsidiary has been awarded a new contract by NASA for payload processing services for expendable launch vehicles (ELVs) from Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB) at the Western Range in California....

Spacehab Subsidiary Signs New Contracts Totalling $4.7 Million

June 7, 2007 | Corporate

SPACEHAB, Incorporated (NASDAQ: SPAB), a leading provider of commercial space services, today announced that its Astrotech Space Operations subsidiary has been awarded several satellite processing contracts, in both the commercial and government sectors, for a value of $4.7 million.

Follows is a summary of the missions Astrotech is supporting - through the provision of such products and services as state of the art facilities, spacecraft fueling operations, and flight hardware transportation - under the formal agreements:

Spacehab Subsidiary Praises STP-1 Program And Mission Success

March 12, 2007 | Missions

SPACEHAB, Incorporated (NASDAQ: SPAB), a leading provider of commercial space services, announced today that, along with its Astrotech Space Operations subsidiary, the Company applauds the launch and successful on-orbit deployment of the Space Test Program-1 (STP-1) six experimental payloads....

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