Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
Astrotech Corporation (Nasdaq: ASTC) (“Astrotech,” “the Company,” “we,” “us” or “our”) is a commercial aerospace company that provides spacecraft payload processing and related services, designs and manufactures space hardware, and commercializes space technologies for use on Earth. The Company serves the U.S. Government and commercial satellite and spacecraft customers with our pre-launch services from our Astrotech Space Operations (“ASO”) subsidiary and incubates space technology businesses now focusing on two companies: 1st Detect Corporation (“1stDetect), which is developing a Miniature Chemical Detector first developed for the International Space Station; and Astrogenetix, Inc. (“Astrogenetix”), which is utilizing the unique microgravity environment of space to develop novel therapeutic products. Astrotech was formed in 1984 to leverage the environment of space for commercial purposes. ... More ...