Dr Immanuel Gitamo
Chris Wamalwa | Nation Media Group

Immanuel Gitamo, the soldier with Kenyan roots working on Elon’s SpaceX

What you need to know:

  • Dr Gitamo describes this as a miracle, and in order to show his appreciation, he volunteered to help with chores at the school.
  • Dr Gitamo defines aerospace science as having two engineering disciplines.

Since his story broke out in the US Army Journal last month, Kenyans living in the US have been marvelling at what Dr Immanuel Gitamo, a US army soldier of Kenyan descent, has managed to achieve in the world’s biggest and most sophisticated army in such a short period of time.

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