SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 22, 2010
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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement
Astrotech Corporation (NASDAQ: ASTC), a leading provider of commercial aerospace services, announced that NASA awarded its Astrotech Space Operations business unit a new contract for payload processing services for expendable launch vehicles (ELVs) and evolved expendable launch vehicles (EELVs) from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS) at the Eastern Range in Florida.
With a value not to exceed $9.5 million, this indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract is for payload processing support on several upcoming NASA spacecraft missions. The contract stipulates that the multi-mission contract services are targeted to begin in fiscal year 2011 running through 2013.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Press release, dated July 26, 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.
By: /s/ Thomas
B. Pickens, III
Name: Thomas B. Pickens, III
Title: Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
Date: July 27, 2010
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