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1st Detect Launches The Tracer 1000 – The First Mass Spectrometer Explosives Trace Detector

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Austin, Texas – June 25, 2019 – 1st Detect Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Astrotech Corporation (NASDAQ: ASTC), today announced that it is officially launching the TRACER 1000, the world’s first European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) certified desktop mass spectrometer explosives trace detector (MS-ETD), enabling airports and air cargo facilities worldwide to stay ahead of emerging threats, lower operating costs, and improve screening throughput.

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Astrotech Announces Major Milestone – 1st Detect Receives ECAC Certification

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Astrotech subsidiary 1st Detect is very pleased to announce the appointment of Raj Mellacheruvu as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective immediately. Former CEO Thomas B. Pickens III will continue to serve in his role as Chairman of the Board. Mr. Mellacheruvu has spent his career commercializing innovative technologies in both startup and large enterprise environments.

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Astrotech Subsidiary 1st Detect Appoints Raj Mellacheruvu As President And Chief Executive Officer

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Astrotech subsidiary 1st Detect is very pleased to announce the appointment of Raj Mellacheruvu as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective immediately. Former CEO Thomas B. Pickens III will continue to serve in his role as Chairman of the Board. Mr. Mellacheruvu has spent his career commercializing innovative technologies in both startup and large enterprise environments.

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1ST Detect, an Astrotech Subsidiary, Strengthens IP Portfolio

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1ST Detect Corporation, a subsidiary of Astrotech Corporation (NASDAQ: ASTC), announced the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued a key patent for increasing the performance of the company’s unique ion trap mass spectrometer used for chemical analysis and detection. 1ST Detect’s total patent count is now 17 U.S. and 6 international issued, and 7 U.S. and 10 international pending.

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