Press Release

SPACEHAB Commences Exchange Offer

By SpaceRef Editor
September 6, 2005
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SPACEHAB, Incorporated, a leading provider of commercial space services, announced today that it has commenced an offer to exchange up to $63.25 million in aggregate principal amount of its 5.5% Senior Convertible Notes due 2010 for an identical principal amount of its existing 8.0% Convertible Subordinated Notes due 2007 (“Existing Notes”).

In connection with the exchange offer, SPACEHAB is soliciting consents to amend the indenture governing the Existing Notes. The Registration Statement on Form S-4 (Registration No. 333-126772), relating to the exchange offer and the consent solicitation, became effective on September 2, 2005.

SPACEHAB will accept for exchange any and all Existing Notes that are validly tendered and not withdrawn on or before 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on October 7, 2005 unless the exchange offer is extended. Copies of the prospectus that meet the requirements of Section 10 of the Securities Act of 1933, the letter of transmittal, and other materials governing the exchange offer and consent solicitation may be obtained from the Information Agent, CapitalBridge, by calling toll free at 877-746-3583.

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.


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

SpaceRef staff editor.