February 23, 2024
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For Central Coast space industry, job growth is the Final Frontier


Henry Dubroff
We begin this column with a pair of cautionary notes about the Final Frontier. First, the aerospace industry is notoriously fickle when it comes to economic development. The Goleta Valley’s decades-long run as a manufacturing hub ended in the 1990s aerospace collapse, which left Raytheon as the last major employer standing. In the Santa Maria…


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