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January 27, 2016 – 1st Detect, An Astrotech Subsidiary, Received Three U.S. Patents For Chemical Analyzers

1st Detect Corporation, a subsidiary of Astrotech Corporation (NASDAQ: ASTC), was awarded three patents by the United States Patent Office (USPTO) enabling the miniaturization of ion trap chemical analyzers used for detection and analysis.
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November 4, 2015 – 1st Detect, Astrotech Subsidiary, Expands U.S. Patent Portfolio For Chemical Analyzers

1st Detect Corporation, a subsidiary of Astrotech Corporation (NASDAQ: ASTC), was awarded two patents by the United States Patent Office (USPTO) securing the company’s core ion trap chemical analyzer technology used for chemical detection and analysis.
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November 3, 2015 – 1st Detect CEO Bob C. Kibler Has Passed Away

The board of Astrotech Corporation (NASDAQ: ASTC), and its subsidiary 1st Detect Corporation, today with deepest regret announced 1st Detect CEO Bob C. Kibler passed away on October 31st due to heart complications.
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October 20, 2015 – Astrotech Subsidiary 1st Detect Launches New Iontrac Process Chemical Analyzer

1st Detect Corporation, a subsidiary of Astrotech Corporation (Nasdaq:ASTC), will unveil its new iONTRAC Process Chemical Analyzer at the Gulf Coast Conference (GCC) being held Oct. 20th and 21st at the NRG Park in Houston at Booth 517.
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October 14, 2015 – 1st Detect to Exhibit and Contribute Technical Programs at the Gulf Coast Conference

1st Detect Corporation, a subsidiary of Astrotech Corporation (Nasdaq:ASTC), will exhibit its line of chemical detection and analysis instrumentation at the Gulf Coast Conference (GCC), the premier petrochemical, oil services, and environmental conference, being held Oct. 20th and 21st at the NRG Park in Houston at Booth 517.
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