Founder’s Note: When we posted the Swiss Omega Speedmaster Moonphase Chronograph Master Chronometer earlier today we were reminded of one of the real highlights of 2015; our trip to Texas to celebrate the Speedmaster. And to shake hands with George Clooney. In a year of many press trips, it was the one. The unforgettable. And it resulted in one of the longest stories we’ve ever produced. So please, put the kettle on, settle into your most comfortable chair while we fly you to the moon.
Omega Speedmaster Watches
Let's get one thing straight - the new "First Omega In Space" Speedmaster that you see above is awesome. It was released this March at Basel World and it really looks the part of vintage Speedmasters. Based on the Reference 2998 worn by Astronaut Wally Schirra into space aboard the Mercury Atlas 8 mission in October of 1962, this watch seeks to, and I believe succeeds in, capturing the hearts of all those watch fans out there that think of the vintage Speedmasters as the quintessential watch (seriously