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InvestorNewsBreaks – Astrotech Corporation (NASDAQ: ASTC) Sets New Standard for Accuracy, Reliability in Narcotics Detection

InvestorNewsBreaks – Astrotech Corporation (NASDAQ: ASTC) Sets New Standard for Accuracy, Reliability in Narcotics Detection

Astrotech (NASDAQ: ASTC), through its subsidiary 1st Detect, is revolutionizing narcotics and explosives trace detection. “With recent approval as a U.S. General Services Administration (‘GSA’) authorized vendor, 1st Detect is poised to expand its impact across government agencies. TRACER 1000 is a cutting-edge detector utilizing ruggedized mass spectrometry technology for superior detection at critical security points. 1st Detect’s commitment to excellence is underscored by its recent achievements and milestones, including its approval by the GSA as an authorized vendor for key government-related applications. This opens doors to 1st Detect’s products to a wide array of opportunities within government agencies tasked with ensuring national security. At the heart of 1st Detect’s portfolio lies the TRACER 1000… This instrument represents the pinnacle of innovation in both Explosives Trace Detection (‘ETD’) and now Narcotics Trace Detection (‘NTD’), offering unmatched performance and versatility for screening applications,” a recent article reads. “This development is particularly crucial for airport security and government agencies involved in combating the illicit drug trade by making updates for new drug profiles easy. By incorporating such advancements in mass spectrometry technology widely regarded as the ‘gold standard’ in the industry, Astrotech has set a new standard for accuracy and reliability in narcotics detection.”

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About Astrotech Corporation

Astrotech is an innovative science and technology company that invents, acquires and commercializes technological innovations while building scalable companies to maximize shareholder value. 1st Detect develops, manufactures and sells trace detectors for use in the security and detection market. Astrotech is headquartered in Austin, Texas. For more information, please visit

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