Ugandan Diaspora Inspiration, Part 1, Interview of NASA Flight Director Kwatsi by Ronnie Mayanja

Ugandan Diaspora Inspiration, Part 1, Interview of NASA Flight Director Kwatsi by Ronnie Mayanja

October 26 16:32 2011 Visitors ~ 10,557 views Print This Article ~ Part 1 of An interview of NASA’s first Black Flight Director, Ugandan National, Kwatsi Alibaruho ~ Join us as we celebrate Uganda’s Success Stories in the Diaspora.

The first African-American to lead Mission Control is working shifts as a flight director for the International Space Station. Kwatsi Alibaruho completed more than 700 hours of training and began active duty in August.

Since the beginning of America’s space program,only 58 people have directed human space flight missions. The flight director class of 2005 is the second largest ever appointed and the most diverse.

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Ugandan Diaspora Team
Ugandan Diaspora Team

The Uganda Diaspora Network is a forum aimed at bringing together Ugandans who live and work abroad by celebrating their contributions overseas and also encouraging them to give of their time, talents, ideas and expertise whilst inspiring the next generation of Ugandan leaders. Every year the Ugandan Diaspora Network will organize an annual Social Networking Gala and will also produce a quarterly publication highlighting the successes of the various Ugandans residing overseas. Please send us those inspirational stories and philanthropic work involving Ugandans abroad. We shall share these stories using this platform that is rapidly growing and expanding. The Next Diaspora Social Networking Gala will be Held on 30th December 2016 at The Kampala Serena Hotel.

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  1. Kalemire Paul Journey
    October 27, 01:59 #1 Kalemire Paul Journey

    Guys, Come back home. Its safe, developing faster and most importantly the feeling of being home. I hate waking up and the sight out is of a colonialist. Cheers.

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    • jean
      October 27, 15:33 jean

      ul probably have to come home eventually, but not ryt now. @paul, yes its has been developing pretty fast, but they are probably better off there anyway given their success. i just really wish some of us down here didnt have to wait to see these people’s success stories on VOA. just wish the message cld get more personal, on local TV.

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      November 23, 12:28 KENNETH JOHNSON

      Thank you for sharing your stories. Uconn Connecticut

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  2. fionah gloria
    November 23, 07:32 #2 fionah gloria

    hey guys,

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  3. fionah gloria
    November 23, 07:35 #3 fionah gloria

    i admire you guys and i really need a scolarship.
    thx to you all,
    God bless!!

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