November 29, 2022
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Landing space projects: Next Intent created Mars rover parts


Rodney Babcock, founder and CEO of San Luis Obispo-based Next Intent, holds a part for an air-conditioning pump for a Boeing 787. The Central Coast company machined vital parts for the Mars rover Curiosity that will land Aug. 5. (Stephen Nellis photo) [Editor's Note: Correction appended below.] When the Mars rover Curiosity lands next month,…


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1 Comment

  1. jeffccm says:

    Small companies finding a niche, then bringing dollars into the Central Coast, always a great story. Looking forward to hearing more about the rover Curiosity.