SPACEHAB ANNOUNCES $5.5 MILLION STOCK PURCHASE AGREEMENT

Houston, TX (February 12, 2008) - 

SPACEHAB Incorporated, (NASDAQ: SPAB), a provider of commercial space services, today announced the Company has entered into a Stock Purchase Agreement with certain investors for the purchase of 55,000 shares of the Company's Series D convertible preferred stock for a total price of $5.5 million. In addition, the Company issued 150,150 shares of common stock upon entering into the Stock Purchase Agreement.

 

Consummation of the transaction is contingent upon NASA awarding SPACEHAB a funded Space Act Agreement under the Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) Program, scheduled to be awarded mid-February, and shareholder approval of the transaction.

 

The Series D convertible preferred stock will be converted into common stock six months after issuance based on a ratio determined by dividing $100.00 by the average of (x) the average of the closing price of the Company's common stock for the business days January 18-25, 2008 and (y) the average of the closing price of the Company's common stock for the five business days prior to the Company's receipt of written notification from NASA indicating the Company's receipt of a COTS award of at least $120 million.

 

About SPACEHAB, Incorporated


SPACEHAB is a commercial leader and entrepreneurial force in the space industry providing a full spectrum of products and services to both the government and private sectors. The Company offers space access and payload integration services, production of valuable commercial products in space, spacecraft pre-launch processing facilities and services, development and extension of space-based products to the consumer market, and program and engineering support ranging from development and manufacturing of flight hardware to large scale government project management.

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.

 

For more information, contact:

Eva-Marie deCardenas
Corporate Marketing and Communications
SPACEHAB, Inc.
713.558.5071
edecardenas@spacehab.com