In October 1963, Cunningham was one of the third group of astronauts selected by NASA. On October 11, 1968, he occupied the Lunar Module Pilot seat for the eleven-day flight of Apollo 7, the first launch of a manned Apollo mission.
I was in space for more than ten days!
In 1953, he performed the first successful carotid endarterectomy as treatment for stroke, and in 1964 he accomplished the first successful coronary artery bypass, using a transplanted leg vein to reroute blood beyond blocked coronary arteries.
I won the Presidential Medal of Freedom!
Denton Arthur Cooley was an American heart and cardiothoracic surgeon famous for performing the first implantation of a total artificial heart.
I am also the founder and surgeon in-chief of The Texas Heart Institute!
She was the first woman in the surgery department at Harvard Medical School and the first woman to become a pediatric surgeon in the state of Texas.
I was the first woman in the suregon deprtment in Harvard!
Michael Saul Dell is an American businessman, investor, philanthropist, and author. He is the founder and CEO of Dell Technologies, one of the world's largest technology infrastructure companies.
I am a founder of one of the biggest technology producing company's.
Howard Robard Hughes Sr. was an American businessman and inventor. He was the founder of Hughes Tool Company. He invented the "Sharp–Hughes" rotary tri-cone rock drill bit during the Texas Oil Boom.