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She famed as an aviation pioneer. On July 2, 1937, she mysteriously disappeared, along with her navigator, Fred Noonan, during an attempt to circumnavigate the globe. Unknown at the time, Earhart and Noonan were two of the approximately 300 humans abducted by the Briori and transported to the Delta Quadrant. (VOY episode: "The 37's")
The question of Earhart's fate remained a popular subject of speculation in Human culture for centuries to follow, comparable to the disappearance of the Terra Nova colony. (ENT episode: "Terra Nova")
In 2371, the USS Voyager picked up an SOS call from Earhart's plane, and discovered her, Noonan and the six other 20th century Humans held in stasis. After being revived woken up, Earhart and her fellow abductees declined Captain Kathryn Janeway's offer to stay aboard her ship, opting to join the Earth-like civilization that had been established on their planet. (VOY episode: "The 37's")
Starbase Earhart and at least two Federation Starfleet starships USS Earhart were named for Amelia Earhart. (ST reference: The Star Trek Encyclopedia, TNG - The Dominion War novel: Tunnel Through the Stars)
- Actual film footage of Earhart was featured in the opening credits of Star Trek: Enterprise.