A Swedish aerospace delegation visited NASA Ames in San Francisco, June 10-11. The group, that included Swedish astronaut Christer Fuglesang, was made up of 14 representatives from the Swedish business, academia and entrepreneurial communities.
Cecilia Hertz, CEO of Umbilical Design, led the delegation, invited by NASA to meet with experts in various fields, such as AI, green building and sustainability.
“Technology developed for space serves as a driving force in developing sustainable solutions for earth. Space technology transfer is a potential growth engine for Sweden and an innovative force for Swedish industry. The Swedish visit to NASA is an important step forward towards strengthening Sweden's position in this field,” says Cecilia Hertz.