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Calvin Thomas

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Thomas Mensah
by
Calvin Holmes
Thomas Mensah was born in 1950 in Kumasi, Ghana. He attended Adisadel College in Cape Coast, which is one of the highest performing boys high schools in Ghana. He graduated in 1974 as an honors student.
Childhood
Contributions
Obstacles
Legacy
Fiber optics are made better and more quickly because of one of his designs. He worked on fiber optics from 1983-86. He also worked for NASA on Superconductors for space communications.
Thomas Mensah is not celebrated, but he is given credit.

He is alive and is the President and CEO of the Georgia Aerospace Systems.
Racism and the fact that he had to be Tri-lingual were obstacles.
Thank you
for listening

Thomas Mensah
by
Calvin Holmes
Thomas Mensah was born in 1950 in Kumasi, Ghana. He attended Adisadel College in Cape Coast, which is one of the highest performing boys high schools in Ghana. He graduated in 1974 as an honors student.
Childhood
Contributions
Obstacles
Legacy
Fiber optics are made better and more quickly because of one of his designs. He worked on fiber optics from 1983-86. He also worked for NASA on Superconductors for space communications.
Thomas Mensah is not celebrated, but he is given credit.

He is alive and is the President and CEO of the Georgia Aerospace Systems.
Racism and the fact that he had to be Tri-lingual were obstacles.
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