Astrotech Statement On The 40th Anniversary Of Apollo 11 Moon Landing

Austin, Texas (July 20, 2009) - Astrotech Corporation (NASDAQ: ASTC) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Thomas B. Pickens III today issued the following statement regarding the 40th anniversary of the first moon landing by Apollo 11.

“The 40th anniversary of the moon landing reminds us of the ingenuity and technical excellence that have driven NASA and the American space program for the last half century. As we celebrate this historic triumph in NASA’s past, we are proud to be a part of NASA’s future as a leader of the International Space Station national lab pathfinder missions. The exploration vision started forty years ago continues today as Astrotech works towards developing products in space to enhance life on earth.”