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May 28, 2009 – 1st Detect awarded SBIR from the defense threat reduction agency

1st Detect Corporation, a subsidiary of Astrotech Corporation (Nasdaq: ASTC), announced today it is the recipient of a Phase I award from the U.S. Army’s Chemical and Biological Defense (CBD) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program. The award will go to the development of a novel sample inlet system to significantly improve the sensitivity of mass spectrometers.

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May 20, 2009 – 1st Detect product earns Safety Act designation from U.S. Department of Homeland Security

SPACEHAB Incorporated, (NASDAQ: SPAB), today announced its receipt of a formal Developmental Testing and Evaluation (DT&E) Designation from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for the Company’s new in house developed Miniature Mass Spectrometer (MMS) technology named “1st Detect.”

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