Press Release

Spacehab Announces Exchange Offer for Outstanding Notes

By SpaceRef Editor
July 23, 2005
Filed under , ,

SPACEHAB, Incorporated (Nasdaq/NMS:SPAB – News), a leading provider of commercial space services, announced today that it has filed a Prospectus on Form S-4 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), subject to review and approval by the SEC, relating to the offer by the Company to exchange $63.25 million of its 8% subordinated convertible notes due October 2007 for a like amount of 5.5% senior convertible notes due October 2010.

A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the SEC but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state in which such offer, solicitation, or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state.

A written prospectus meeting the requirements of Section 10 of the Securities Act of 1933 may be obtained by contacting Brian K. Harrington, SPACEHAB, Incorporated, 12130 Highway 3, Building 1, Webster, Texas 77598, telephone 713-558-5000.

About SPACEHAB, Incorporated

SPACEHAB, Incorporated ( is a leading provider of commercial and government space services with three primary business units. The Flight Services business unit develops, owns, and operates habitat and laboratory modules and cargo carriers aboard NASA’s Space Shuttles for Space Station resupply and research purposes. SPACEHAB’s Astrotech subsidiary provides payload processing support services for both commercial and government customers at company-owned facilities in Florida and California. The Company’s Government Services business unit supports NASA’s Johnson Space Center providing configuration management, product engineering, and support services for both the Space Station and Space Shuttle programs. Additionally, through The Space Store, Space Media provides space merchandise to the public and space enthusiasts worldwide (

The statements in this document may contain forward-looking statements that are made pursuant to the Safe Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements are subject to risks, trends, and uncertainties that could cause actual results to be materially different from the forward-looking statement. These factors include, but are not limited to, continued government support and funding for key space programs, product performance and market acceptance of products and services, as well as other risk factors and business considerations described in the company’s Securities & Exchange Commission filings including the annual report on Form 10-K. Any forward-looking statements in this document should be evaluated in light of these important risk factors. The Company assumes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements. Contact:

SPACEHAB, Inc., Houston
Kimberly Campbell, 713-558-5049

SpaceRef staff editor.