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June 11, 2014
13:30 EDTASTCAstrotech completes organization to own 100% of its subsidiary companies
Astrotech announced that it has completed an internal reorganization and will now own 100% of its subsidiary companies 1st Detect Corporation and Astrogenetix, in which it had previously issued equity grants to employees."This transaction was the right thing to do for our shareholders," said Thomas B. Pickens III, Chairman and CEO of Astrotech. "The subsidiary equity grants were meant to incentivize our employees, however we found that it caused confusion and uncertainty among our shareholders, so we have now simplified our corporate structure."This transaction will restore the ownership by Astrotech shareholders of 100% of the subsidiary companies. Previously, Astrotech owned 86.4% and 83.6% of 1st Detect and Astrogenetix, respectively.
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January 27, 2016
09:05 EDTASTCAstrotech subsidiary receives three U.S. patents for chemical analyzers
1st Detect Corporation, a subsidiary of Astrotech Corporation, was awarded three patents by the United States Patent Office enabling the miniaturization of ion trap chemical analyzers used for detection and analysis. This increases 1st Detect's total patent count to 14 U.S. and nine international issued and ten U.S. and 16 international pending.

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