November 2009
Mergers & Acquisitions: The Dealermaker's Journal;Nov2009, Vol. 44 Issue 11, p8
The article reports that Astrotech Corp. is exploring its strategic options to get investors. According to Astrotech chief financial officer John Porter, pre-launch services for satellites is prepared by the company's core business, Astrotech Space Operations (ASO). The company also intends to maintain its three business units and develop pharmaceutical products and technologies through space exploration.


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