News and Events April 1, 2003 admin
Industry News – Speedmaster Professional Chronograph Apollo XVII
Omega’s legendary “Moon Watch” – flight-qualified by NASA for manned spaceflight missions in 1965 and the only watch ever to be worn on the moon, has a new addition.
This limited-edition model commemorates the 30th anniversary of the last man to walk on the moon, Gene Cernan, commander of the Apollo XVII mission.
The caseback bears an imprint of the Apollo XVII mission patch and the special engraving “E. A. CERNAN APOLLO XVII 12.14.1972 LAST MAN ON THE MOON”.
It is a limited edition of 3,000 pieces.
The watch features the Omega Calibre 1861 mechanical hand-winding movement with a power reserve of 40 hours. It has a Hesalite crystal, and a screw-in caseback giving it a water resistance of 30 meters.