Frank, this one went like clock work. Dragon approached to 30 meters from the station, NASA said "Go," they moved to 10 meters and the station crew reached out and grabbed it -- ahead of schedule. The danger now is complacency.
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros and cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight – as are piloted airplanes? Join EE Times' Junko Yoshida as she moderates a panel of drone experts.