Walter Cunningham is a scientist and astronaut in the Apollo program.On October 1968, he occupied the Lunar Module Pilot seat for the eleven day flight of Apollo. He has accumulated more than 4,500 hours of flying time. Cunningham is a member of lots of organizations such as the¨Explorers Club¨.
Michael DeBakey is a world renowned cardiac surgeon.While in the military, helped develop Mobil Army Surgical Hospitals and the Veterans Administration Medical Research System.He developed parts for the heart lung-machine.He was 1 of the 1st doctors to perform a coronary artery bypass surgery.He was a pioneer in the development of the artificial heart, and the 1st to use an artificial heart pump.
Denton Cooley is an American Heart surgeon famous for performing the first implantation of a total artificial heart.In 1962 he founded the Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke´s Episcopal Hospital. He also became known as an expert in surgery to correct congenital heart defects in children.
Howard Hughes Sr.
Benjy Brooks was the 1st woman to become a pediatric surgeon in Texas. She conducted research on congenital defects,burn treatment,spleen reparation,and the prevention of hepatitis.
Michael Dell is the owner of Dell Computers which is the leading seller of personal computers. Before he started gaining lots of money,he used to sell computer disk drives out of his dorm room. He earned enough money to decide to quit school and become a businessman.He was known as one of the top ten fastest growing businessman.
Howard Hughes Sr. made drill bits for the oil industry. He made much of his money in Texas oil.He co-founded the Sharp-Hughes Tool Company.After Sharp. the original owner, died, He took full ownership of the company.