Form 8-K




Washington, D.C. 20549





Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of

The Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) September 29, 2005


SPACEHAB, Incorporated

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Washington    0-27206    91-1273737

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


12130 Galveston Road (Hwy 3), Building 1, Webster, Texas    77598
(Address of principal executive offices)    (Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (713) 558-5000


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)


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Section 1—Registrant’s Business and Operations


Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.


On September 29, 2005, the Company announced that its Astrotech Space Operations subsidiary has been awarded a new contract by NASA/Kennedy Space Center to provide payload processing services from the Company’s high-tech facilities in Titusville, Florida.


This indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ) contract, valued at up to $4.9 million, is for spacecraft processing services in support of several NASA spacecraft anticipated for launch next year. Currently under contract are the STEREO observatory and the Dawn mission. Also expected to be included in this contract is processing support to NASA’s THEMIS spacecraft.


Section 9—Financial Statements and Exhibits


Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.


A copy of the Press Release for the award of the NASA payload processing services contract is attached as Exhibit 99.1



Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.



SPACEHAB, Incorporated


Date September 30, 2005


/s/ Nicholas Morgan


*Print name and title of the signing officer under his signature.


Nicholas Morgan

Chief Accounting Officer



Exhibit No.



99.1    Press Release, dated September 29, 2005.