Amelia Earhart wanted to be the first woman to fly around the world. She was born June 24, 1897 in her grandparents’ house in Atchison, Kansas. Amelia knew she was born to fly when she first saw an airplane. Her curiosity grew, and by the time she was 23 she was flying her own open-cockpit biplane. She aspired to fly around the world accomplishing several remarkable achievements in that pursuit. She was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, first woman to fly non-stop coast to coast, and first to fly from Mexico City to Newark. She finally felt ready to try a flight around the world. She left Oakland, CA in 1932 heading West across the Pacific. Amelia was last heard from at Howland Islands near Honolulu, Hawaii. Throughout history there has been much speculation about her fate. Join Amelia Earhart as she attempts to fly around the world.