Man Of The Moon
The PEAK Singapore|September 2019
Man Of The Moon
In the year that marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, a former Nasa engineer shares how an Omega timepiece came to be synonymous with space flight.
Lynette Koh

In a fine-watch world awash with tales of heritage, the Omega Speedmaster Professional has a truly unique claim to fame: It is the only watch qualified by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for use in space. But back in 1965, the Swiss brand’s executives did not even know that their watches were being tested for space flight when they first sent their watches to Nasa, in response to a tender issued by the agency.


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September 2019