Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch

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Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch

A piece of history introduced in 1957 and qualified by NASA for spaceflight, the Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch is still the only watch qualified for extravehicular activity in space by the space agency.

The Moonwatch became famous after being worn by Gemini 4 astronaut Ed White during the first American spacewalk on June 3, 1965 and next, for being the first watch worn by an astronaut, on the wrist of Neil Armstrong, walking on the Moon during the Apollo 11 mission on July 20, 1969.

Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch
After 67 years, the Moonwatch dial still looks cool and a classic.

For 2021, it’s getting a masjor upgrade for 2021 with the new Co-Axial Master Chronometer Calibre 3861 movement. Hand wound, with power reserve of 50 hours, this new movement offers resistance to magnetic fields reaching 15,000 gauss and is officially certified as a Master Chronometer, the highest standard of precision in Swiss watchmaking.

The watch comes in a 42mm stainless steel case with a matching stainless steel bracelet or nylon strap and a choice of sapphire or hesalite glass. Check it out on omegawatches.com