Cecilia Hertz

Cecilia Hertz started her career in the space sector, when doing her Diploma work at NASA, Houston, developing the interior of the Crew Return Vehicle, a rescue vehicle planned for the International Space Station. Umbilical Design was founded in 2001 by industrial designer Cecilia Hertz, and since its inception has worked with NASA and ESA on design for the space industry. Umbilical Design is an innovation consultancy company with over 15 years of experience in space technology transfer representing Sweden as part of ESA Space Solutions Network. Cecilia Hertz has been successful in showing how design, technology and material from the space industry can be transferred to sustainable solutions.