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One Less Cliffhanger

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On July 25th, Federal District Court Judge Scott Skavdahl dismissed as groundless the lawsuit that was filed by Timothy Mellon on June 3, 2013. Hats off to our superb legal team of TIGHAR counsel Bill Carter and Wyoming attorneys John Masterson and Alaina Stedilie. MORE.

Will Niku VIII Sail This Year?

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The University of Hawai‘i has extended our deadline for raising the money for Niku VIII. The June 30 cut-off for having the funding completed has now been extended to September 1. Sailing date is September 15. The plan is in place. The ship, the subs, and the team are ready to go, but we still need a major sponsor or sponsors to make it happen. The must-have number is $1.2 million to cover the ship and subs. MORE.

Finding Amelia, Saving the Ocean

TIGHAR is expanding the mission of its 2014 underwater search for Amelia Earhart’s aircraft to include vital ocean science data collection. We have broadened the scope of this expedition because the craggy underwater mountainside that may hold the wreckage of the Earhart plane also holds the answers to questions far more important than what happened to Amelia. The unexplored depths off Nikumaroro contain information crucial to understanding climate change, the most serious environmental challenge of our time. MORE

New Research: The Riddle of Artifact 2-2-V-1

Report of TIGHAR’s Artifact 2-2-V-1 Commission — Click HERE

Special Offer - Niku VIII Search Reference Kit

Niku 7The Niku VIII Search Reference Kit offers maps and photos in both print and digital format, including a NEW Grid Map based on the new GeoEye Foundation satellite photo. Click HERE to learn more.

EarhartThe Earhart ProjectWhat Happened to Amelia Earhart

The Earhart Project is testing the hypothesis that Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan landed, and eventually died, on Gardner Island, now Nikumaroro in the Republic of Kiribati.


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