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The explorer who discovered the Titanic and wants to learn how to Amelia Earhart’s fate

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The deep-sea explorer who found the Titanic, it will be next month on a mission to solve the disappearance of the famous aviator, Amelia Earhart.

Robert Ballard, the oceanographer who found the Titanic in 1985, during a secret military operation, and you will start to look for any signs of Amelia Earhart, the pilot who disappeared from her attempted around-the-world-flight more than 80 years ago.

Earhart and navigator, Fred Noonan, disappeared on July 12, 1937, after taking off from Lae, New Guinea, in a Lockheed Electra 10E plane on the way back to Howard Island, which is located just to the north of the Equator.

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FILE – In this Jan. 13, 1935, file photo, American aviatrix Amelia Earhart climbs out from the cockpit of her plane in Los Angeles, California, usa. (AP Photo, File)

Her disappearance is asked to years of search, effort, and conspiracy theories, including the belief Earhart was captured and killed by the Japanese, was settled by the inhabitants of an island in the Pacific ocean, and back to New Jersey, where they secretly lived for the rest of her days as a housewife.

Ballard, a National Geographic expedition to search for her in the vicinity of a Pacific Ocean atoll, which is part of the Phoenix Islands.

His team will use a remote-controlled underwater vehicles in the search, and the National Geographic channel said on Tuesday. The archaeological team will also be investigating a possible Earhart campground with the dogs, and a DNA samples.

FILE – In this June 26, 1928, file photo, American aviatrix Amelia Earhart poses with flowers as she arrives in Southampton, England, (AP Photo, File)

National Geographic will have a two-hour special on Feb. 20. “The expedition to Amelia,” will be evidence that has been collected by the International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery, which has led Ballard to the atoll named Nikumaroro.

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Ballard is also responsible for finding the pieces of John F. Kennedy’s world War ii patrol boat in the Solomon Sea, the German battleship Bismarck in the north Atlantic ocean, and many of the old ships in the Black Sea, as well as the hydrothermal vents near the Galapagos, the channel is said to be.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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