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Amelia Earhart Day

Exploring Amelia Earhart's Disappearance

Tom King | Posted 03.13.2014 | Science
Tom King

Amelia Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan, disappeared over the Pacific in 1937. What happened to them? There are three main hypotheses -- that is, educated guesses that can be tested through research and exploration.

"Aviatrix" Is My New Word

Dr. Mae Jemison | Posted 03.13.2014 | Women
Dr. Mae Jemison

The word bothered me greatly years ago, as aviatrix, a feminization of aviator, seemed to make their accomplishments parenthetical. But I think of it differently these days as I understand the women of that era were different than the men -- they had to be "more."

Who Knew Amelia Earhart Was So Glam?

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style

We all know the tale of Amelia Earhart: Female pilot overcomes odds and flies solo across the Atlantic Ocean. But did you know she was stylish to b...

Like Amelia, I Followed My Risky Dreams

Kate Van Dellen | Posted 03.13.2014 | Women
Kate Van Dellen

Earhart didn't become a household name overnight. She made many decisions and that is where the road she chose ended up. Make a decision today that is worth the risk.

Amelia Earhart: Breaking Barriers of Earth and Sky

Charles F. Bolden, Jr. | Posted 03.13.2014 | Science
Charles F. Bolden, Jr.

At a time when women and minorities were rarely seen in the cockpit of an airplane, Amelia Earhart's pioneering achievements broke the silence barrier, inspired a nation and paved the way for so many others who have followed in her path.

Celebrating Amelia Earhart as a Female Aviator

Rani Spivey | Posted 03.13.2014 | Science
Rani Spivey

My own story with aviation could be described as a teenage romance that grew into a lifelong love affair.

Reaching for the Stars

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 03.13.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

Women today are able to stand on Amelia Earhart's shoulders and reach for their own stars, becoming astronauts and commercial airline pilots.

PHOTOS: Airplane Hotels Around The World

Posted 02.15.2013 | Travel

On January 11, 1935, famed aviatrix and world traveler Amelia Earhart flew from Honolulu to Oakland, making her the first woman (or man) to solo the P...