ROV Used in Search for Amelia Earhart’s Plane

On Oct 20, National Geographic will be airing a two-hour special about their recent expedition to find Amelia Earhart’s Lockheed Electra 10e plane. Part of the search was conducted using the Hercules ROV launched from Exploration Vessel Nautilus.

A trailer for this special is available here and more details about the search expedition and Amelia Earhart’s attempt to circumnavigate the globe in 1937 can be read on National Geographic’s website