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Just Because: On The 46th Anniversary Of Man Walking On The Moon, Here Are Five Great Stories About The Omega Speedmaster

The Story of Two Astronauts And Their Omega Speedmasters, As Seen In Sochi

One of my most noteworthy encounters from the most recent seven years of HODINKEE was going to Sochi, Russia to meet Astronaut Tom Stafford and Cosmonaut Alexey Leonov, joint commanders of the Apollo-Souyuz mission. Their watches were extraordinary, yet the account of their fellowship and long haul backing of each other during the tallness of the cool war was truly touching. Peruse the full story here .

How An European Astronaut Ended Up With A NASA-Issued Speedmaster

While the Speedy is the authority watch of NASA, it is not the authority watch of the European Space Agency. However, this one European space explorer wound up with a gave watch. To discover how, check this story out .

A Vintage Watch Nerd's Critital Dissection Of The Omega Speedmaster First Watch In Space

In 2012, Omega delivered a watch called “The First Omega Speedmaster In Space,” a verifiable gesture to Wally Schirra’s reference 2998. I separated what they got right and what they got wrong here .

A Week On The Wrist With The Omega Speedmaster "Dark Side Of The Moon"

As I said when the Dark Side of The Moon was delivered in 2013 , this watch should’ve been heresy. But, it ends up, it is awesome. Check out the most point by point video review of the completely ceramic Dark Side Of The Moon Speedmaster here .

A First Generation Omega Speedmaster 2915-1 With Broad Arrow Hands, Steel Bezel, And Tropical Dial (Wait, What Does That Mean?)

While the Speedmaster is surely connected with space travel, when launched it was expected to be related with street travel. The Speedmaster was conceived as a racer’s watch! In this post we investigate an uncommon reference 2915-1 all th way back from 1957. This is the stupendous daddy of the Omega Speedmaster and it’s an unquestionable requirement read here .