Nat Geo Tries To Solve The Mystery Of What Happened To Amelia Earhart

On Oct. 20, National Geographic’s Explorer-at-Large Dr. Robert Ballard will hopefully answer the question of what happened to Amelia Earhart in a two-hour special titled Expedition Amelia. Earhart, who disappeared on July 2, 1937, at the age of 39, was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic. She was attempting to fly around the world when she was last heard from. It’s been over 80 years since her disappearance, and there have been at least 12 searches for her and her navigator, Fred Noonan. Ballard, who discovered the Titanic in 1985, thinks that his team has a […]