Amelia Earhart

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first woman aviator to fly solo nonstop across the Atlantic (1928)


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To encourage them to expand their horizons by exploring occupations and holding positions beyond those traditionally held by females, Zonta International annually awards the Amelia Earhart Fellowship to women pursuing Ph.D./doctoral degrees in aerospace-applied sciences or aerospace-applied engineering.
Wild theories and assumptions about Amelia Glickman shows a 1937 photo by Eric Bevington shows, at left, a tiny smudge that intelligence analysts said resembled the landing gear of Amelia Earhart's Lockheed Electra on Nikumaroro Island Image Credit: NYT
'First woman pilot Amelia Earhart made a refuelling stopover here on June 7 1937 before continuing her journey to Singapore and New Guinea in her attempt to circumnavigate the globe,' he said.
American aviatrix Amelia Earhart after her solo transatlantic flight 1941: Germany began an aerial invasion of Crete.
They concluded that the bones were more likely those of a female of European ancestry and between 5'6" and 5'8" tall, a biological profile entirely consistent with Amelia Earhart. These conclusions conflicted with those of Hoodless, who had assessed the remains as belonging to a middle-aged stocky male about 5'5.5" in height.
Amelia Earhart, born 1897, did not grow up in a time when women had equal rights to men, and certainly not one when a woman's career as a pilot would be considered commonplace.
BONES found on a remote Pacific island are most likely those of the lost pilot Amelia Earhart, a new forensic study has revealed.
Bones found on a remote Pacific island in 1940 were likely those of famed pilot Amelia Earhart, according to new study.
NEW YORK -- Bones found in 1940 on a western Pacific Ocean island were quite likely to be remains from famed aviator Amelia Earhart, a new analysis concludes.
Since famed aviator Amelia Earhart's mysterious disappearance in 1937, there have been more theories about her fate than actual sources of information to back them up.
The unresolved disappearance of Amelia Earhart, the first woman pilot to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, has drawn widespread attention throughout the years, and continues even now, 80 years later, to generate much research and great debate.
* Amelia Earhart: Pioneering Aviator and Force for Women's Rights (Crabtree Groundbreaker Biographies)