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Astrotech to Present at the 16th Annual B. Riley & Co. Investor Conference on May 12, 2015

May 5, 2015
By Business Wire News


Astrotech Corporation (Nasdaq:ASTC), a leader in the commercialization of government sponsored advanced space technologies, today announced that Thomas B. Pickens III, CEO, and Eric Stober, CFO, will be participating in the 16th Annual B. Riley & Co. Investor Conference. Management will be hosting a formal presentation and webcast on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 9:30 am Pacific time in the Echo Park room at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles, California.

Management will provide an update on the Company’s business units and growth strategy and will be available for one-on-one meetings throughout the day.

Interested parties may access a live webcast of the Company’s presentation at the following web address:


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Astrotech Corporation
Joshua Elbaum, +1-512-485-9530
VP, Marketing