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									         Astrotech Corporation (ASTC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis
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        Reference Code: GDASD151146FSA                                                                                        Publication Date: JAN 2013

          Suite 1650, 401 Congress Ave.                      Phone              +1 512 4859530                  Revenue          26.1 (million USD)
          Austin, TX                                         Fax                +1 512 4859531                  Net Profit       -2.71 (million USD)
          78701                                              Website            www.astrotechcorp.com           Employees        60
          United States                                      Exchange           ASTC [NASDAQ]                   Industry         Aerospace and Defense

       Company Overview
       Astrotech Corporation (Astrotech), formerly Spacehab, Inc., is a commercial aerospace company. It carries out the design and
       manufacture of space hardware, offers spacecraft payload processing and government services, and markets space technologies
       for earth-based applications. The company classified its operations into two business units: Astrotech Space Operations (ASO)
       and Spacetech. Astrotech Space Operations provides support for successful spacecraft processing to prepare for launch on a
       variety of domestic and foreign launch vehicles. Spacecraft undergo pre-launch hardware integration and testing, satellite
       encapsulation, and fueling before transport to the pad.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      Astrotech Corporation, SWOT Analysis
         Thomas B. Pickens, III              Chairman                                 Strengths                              Weaknesses
         Mark Adams                          Director
                                                                                      Backlog of Orders                      Decrease in Cash Position
         John A. Oliva                       Director
                                                                                      Affiliation with NASA and US
         William F. Readdy                   Director
                                                                                      Government
         Sha-Chelle Manning                  Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
        Research, GlobalData                                                          Opportunities                          Threats

       Share Data                                                                     Strategic Agreements                   Environmental and Government
         Astrotech Corporation                                                                                               Regulations
                                                                                      Growing Defense Budgets
        Share Price (USD) as on 18-Jan-                                  0.92                                                New Spacecraft Ground
        2013                                                                                                                 Processing Facilities
        EPS (USD)                                                       -0.15
        Market Cap (million USD)                                           18        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                     GlobalData
        Enterprise Value (million USD)                                     22
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                       19
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance




       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       Astrotech Corporation - Key Facts ..................................................................................................................................................... 4
       Astrotech Corporation - Key Employees............................................................................................................................................. 5
       Astrotech Corporation - Key Employee Biographies .......................................................................................................................... 6
       Astrotech Corporation - Major Products and Services ........................................................................................................................ 7
       Astrotech Corporation - History .......................................................................................................................................................... 8
       Astrotech Corporation - Company Statement ................................................................................................................................... 10
       Astrotech Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries ........................................................................................................................ 13
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 13
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 13
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 15
       Astrotech Corporation - Business Description .................................................................................................................................. 15
       Astrotech Corporation - Corporate Strategy ..................................................................................................................................... 16
       Astrotech Corporation - SWOT Analysis .......................................................................................................................................... 17
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 17
          Astrotech Corporation - Strengths ................................................................................................................................................ 17
             Strength - Backlog of Orders ..................................................................................................................................................... 17
             Strength - Affiliation with NASA and US Government ............................................................................................................... 17
             Strength - Strong Foothold in Space Operations ....................................................................................................................... 17
          Astrotech Corporation - Weaknesses ........................................................................................................................................... 18
             Weakness - Decrease in Cash Position .................................................................................................................................... 18
          Astrotech Corporation - Opportunities .......................................................................................................................................... 18
             Opportunity - Strategic Agreements .......................................................................................................................................... 18
             Opportunity - Growing Defense Budgets ................................................................................................................................... 18
             Opportunity - Growing US Aerospace Industry ......................................................................................................................... 18
          Astrotech Corporation - Threats .................................................................................................................................................... 18
             Threat - Environmental and Government Regulations .............................................................................................................. 18
             Threat - New Spacecraft Ground Processing Facilities ............................................................................................................. 19
             Threat - Fixed Price Contracts .................................................................................................................................................. 19
       Astrotech Corporation - Key Competitors ......................................................................................................................................... 20
       Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ............................................................................................................................................. 21
       Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios........................................................................................................................................... 21
       Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios ...................................................................................................................................................... 21
       Performance Chart ........................................................................................................................................................................... 23
       Financial Performance...................................................................................................................................................................... 23
       Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios....................................................................................................................................
								
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