Wow, i'm in the Apollo space program as an astronaut.
The heart is a vital organ. I know a lot about the heart since i'm a cardiac surgeon.
I'm going to save lives!
this is the first artificial heart.
Walter Cunningham is a scientist and an astronaut in the Apollo 7 program. He occupied the Lunar mud pilot He also flew 54 missions as a night fighter pilot in Korea. From 1956 through 1975 he served in USMC reserve squadrons.
Michael DeBakey is a world renowned cardiac surgeon. While in the military he helped to develop Mobil Army Surgical Hospitals or MASH. He was one of the 1st doctors to preform a coronary artery bypass surgery and the 1st to use an artificial heart pump. He was a pioneer in development
Denton Cooley is an American heart surgeon famous for performing the first implantation of a total artificial heart.