Omega Speedmaster was initially created for racing sports in 1957. With its robust structure, accuracy and practicability, the practical fake Omega Speedmaster caused a heat among the professional racing drivers once it was released. The extraordinary performance of Speedmaster in design, durability and function has laid a solid foundation for exploring the space.
In 1962, Walter “Wally” Schirra wpre the Omega CK2998 entering the space when carrying out the Mercury Project, making it the first wristwatch to enter the space. In 1965, NASA announced that Speedmaster became the only model that had the permission to participate in all manned space missions, becoming a loyal partner to accompany the astronauts.
In 1969, when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the surface of the moon, the fourth generation Speedmaster became the first moon watch of Omega, leaving indelible glorious footprint in the history of moon landing project. NASA awarded the highest honor of Silver Snoopy Award to Omega. The black dial copy Omega helped the astronauts return to the earth safely with its high precision when carrying out the Apollo 13 project.