Tag Archives: Buzz Aldrin

Apollo 11 at Monochrome-Watches.com

Celebrating the 45th anniversary of the moonlanding, our friends over at Monochrome-Watches.com did a nice write-up on the Speedmaster Apollo 11 45th Anniversary. A must-read with pictures supplied by SpeedyWatches.com! “That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.” … Continue reading

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Press release – OMEGA and VANITY FAIR celebrate the 45th anniversary of Apollo 11 moon landing with Buzz Aldrin

OMEGA and VANITY FAIR marked the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing with astronaut Buzz Aldrin at a cocktail event on July 16, 2014. The evening benefitted the MAK Center for Art and Architecture and took place at … Continue reading

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Updated: Press Release Database – Speedmaster Facts & Figures

As promised, we’ve been working our way through Omega’s Speedmaster press releases. We’ve reached mid-2006. Obviously there is still quite the road ahead, but we came across a fun release that we couldn’t resist to share on our front page – … Continue reading

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Must read: The Orange Hand Speedmaster Professional (+Buzz Aldrin)

The devil is in the details. Our friend Boris of WatchesAndArt.com posted an interesting read and a few pictures of the Speedmaster Professional fitted with an orange seconds counter. Rare as hence teeth, but not undocumented, the orange hands provides … Continue reading

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Video – Thomas Stafford and Alexei Leonov meet at the OMEGA Pavilion at Sochi 2014

Source: Omega Astronaut Lieutenant General Thomas Stafford and cosmonaut Major General Alexei Leonov visited the OMEGA Pavilion in Sochi’s Olympic Park during the 2014 Olympic Winter Games to share with international journalists and guests details of their adventures in space.

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Press Release – Recalling adventures in space

Recalling adventures in space: Lieutenant General Thomas Stafford and Air Force Major General Alexei Leonov meet at the OMEGA Pavilion. The legendary space explorers share stories from their experiences beyond our earth. February 10th 2014 – read more below the … Continue reading

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Moon Day!

It’s Moon Day! On July 20th, 44 years ago today, the first moon landing took place. One day later, July 21st 2:56 UTC, Neil Armstrong was the first human to set foot on the moon. Aldrin followed 15 minutes later… Of … Continue reading

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