SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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): July 14, 2010
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Item 8.01 Other Events
Astrotech Corporation (NASDAQ: ASTC), a leading provider of commercial aerospace services, today announced that it has concluded its engagement with Lazard Middle Market following a review of strategic alternatives by its board of directors.
On September 28, 2009 Astrotech announced that it engaged Lazard Middle Market to advise the Company in exploring strategic financial and business alternatives to enhance shareholder value. Astrotech will continue to consider potential strategic alternatives, while maintaining focus on advancing its core business, Astrotech Space Operations (ASO) and its new business initiatives at 1st Detect and Astrogenetix.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Press release, dated July 14, 2010, issued by Astrotech Corporation.
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.
Thomas B. Pickens, III
Name: Thomas B. Pickens, III
Title: Chairman of the Board
and Chief Executive Officer
Date: July 14, 2010
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