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July 29th, 2012

Astrotech... Payload Priorities (Satellite)

[SatNews] Astrotech Corporation, (Nasdaq:ASTC) and its Astrotech Space Operations subsidiary (ASO) have announced that the...

...U. S. Department of the Navy's Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) has selected ASO to provide payload processing services for the second in a series of Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellites. Astrotech supported the first MUOS satellite that launched in February 2012 from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Last year, the Navy awarded ASO a contract for the initial MUOS satellite pre-launch support with the Navy's exclusive right to exercise options for payload processing on up to four additional satellites.