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Moon Landing 50 – What Makes the Speedmaster Moonwatch such an Icon, by Raynald Aeschlimann, President and CEO of Omega


Exactly 50 years prior, humanity accomplished a great excursion. Without precedent for history, an individual strolled on soil that wasn’t Earth, on a cosmic body that wasn’t its characteristic living space. On July twentieth 1969, two men strolled on the Moon. Their names: Armstrong and Aldrin. Their central goal: Apollo 11. On their wrists, a watch that would become a legend, acquiring its name as the “Moonwatch”. This is the story that made the Omega Speedmaster Professional an icon.

Two years prior, in organization with Omega, we delivered one of our most goal-oriented arrangement of recordings, “The Speedmaster Chronicles” in which five men shed their light on quite possibly the most famous watches at any point made: the Omega Speedmaster Professional “Moonwatch”. Since we’re commending the 50th commemoration of the Moon Landing today, we thought it was the ideal opportunity to investigate a portion of these episodes.

We’ve previously perceived how the Omega Speedmaster Professional turned into the Moonwatch in our video meet with James H. Ragan . We additionally figured it would fascinating to discover what makes the Omega Speedmaster Professional a particularly pivotal watch for the brand and how it has been conceivable to maintain the notable status of this piece over 60 years after its presentation, straightforwardly from Omega’s President and CEO, Mr Raynald Aeschlimann in this video at the highest point of the article.

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