Astrotech Corp is a a Washington corporation organized in 1984. The Company is a technology company that has evolved from over 30 years in the human spaceflight, Space Shuttle and Department of Defense (DOD) satellite programs. The Company operates in a single business unit, Spacetech. Spacetech is a technology incubator designed to commercialize space-industry technologies. This business unit is currently pursuing three distinct opportunities: 1st Detect develops, manufactures and sells miniaturized transportable mass spectrometers and related equipment. Mass spectrometers, in general, measure the mass and relative abundance of ions in a sample to create a mass spectrum. Mass spectrometers can identify chemicals with more accuracy and precision than competing instruments given their extreme sensitivity and specificity, and it is a staple of almost all analytical laboratories. Its product portfolio currently consists of: MMS-1000 is a small, low power desktop mass spectrometer designed for the laboratory market; OEM-1000 is a mass spectrometer component that is designed to be integrated into customers' specific packaging and enclosures, and is well suited to be integrated with application specific sampling or separation technology; and iONTRAC is a process analyzer utilizing an enhanced version of its core mass spectrometer technology, which includes the addition and integration of gas chromatography and continuous 24/7 operational features. Astrogenetix is a biotechnology company formed to commercialize vaccine targets discovered in the environment of microgravity. Astral was created to commercialize identified government funded satellite image correction technologies.