Stories by Sharon Gaudin

Stealthy robot mimics disappearing cockroaches

By studying the cockroach, researchers at the at the University of California, Berkeley discovered that one of the ways the pests can quickly slip from sight is by deftly flipping themselves under a ledge.

NASA hits new frontier with historic SpaceX docking

Astronauts using a robotic arm on board the space station, grabbed hold of the unmanned Dragon cargo spacecraft while flying at speeds of 17,000 mph. It was the first time a U.S. commercial company launched a spacecraft that was captured and docked to the space station.

SpaceX Dragon flies by space station

The first U.S. commercial spacecraft to head for the International Space Station made its first fly-by of the orbiter this morning and now is undergoing a series of pre-rendezvous tests.

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