Walter Cunningham is a scientist and astronaut in the Apollo program.
Michael DeBakey is a world renowned cardiac surgeon.While in the military he helped develop Mobil Army Surgical Hospitals and the Veterans Administration Medical Research System.He developed parts for the heart lung surgeon.
Denton Cooley is an American heart surgeon famous for performing the first implanation of a total artificial heart.
Benjy Brooks was the first women to become a pediatric surgeon in Texas. In her work she conducted research on congenital defects,burn treatment spleen reparation ,and the prevention of hepatitis.
In 1956, Cunningham joined the United States Marine Corps Reserve.In 1963, Cunningham came to NASA as part of the agency third astronaut class.
In 1932 Debakey devised the roller pump, in essential component of the heart lung machine that permitted open heart surgery.By 1953 DeBakey had developed a technique of using plastic tubing Dacron instead of arterial homographs to replace diseased vessels. DeBakey received numerous national and international awards.
Michael Dell is the owner of Dell Computers which is the seller of personal computers.
He was a member or honorary member over 70 professional societies.Millions of people have been helped by Dr. Cooley surgical innovation.
Howard Hughes,Sr. made drill bits for the oil industry and made much of his money in Texas oil.
Benjy Brooks explored the world around her as she became well respected in the field pediatric surgery.She accepted positions at the University of Pennsylvania and Children´s Medical Center in Boston,and became the first women to join the department of surgery at Harvard University.She joined the staff of Texas Childrens Hospital in the Medical Center,four years after the hospital opened.
Dell started his computer business and it is called PCś limited in 1984 with $1000 in start up capital.Dell technology announced in July 2018 that it will seek to return to public markets through a complicated financial restructuring.In 1992 Dell became the youngest CEO in history to have his firm enter Fortune magazines list of the top 500 corporation.
He invented the ¨Sharp-Houghes¨ Rotary tri-cone drill bit during the Texas Oil Boom.He passed the bar exam and started practicing along side with his dad ,but that,too, failed to take the edge off his wanderlust.He was also a founder of Hughes tool company.