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Experience the thrills and defeats of an authentic deep sea adventure as you immerse yourself in the CATALYST 2 Mission Log. More>>

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Where is Howland Island

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During the CATALYST 2 expedition, the Waitt Institute had the rare opportunity to fly Amelia Earhart’s route towards Howland Island at the same time of day she and Fred Noonan were searching for it. Waitt Institute founder, Ted Waitt, and helicopter pilot, Tom Sharp, were able to explore Earhart’s last flight from her perspective.