Throwback Thursday: Omega Speedmaster Alaska I Prototype

Omega's involvement with the space program has always been a passionate one. While they had little involvement in becoming part of it, other than making an excellent chronograph that was the only one that passed all the NASA testing, they became a valuable partner to the space agency soon after. Omega wasn't sitting by the sideline, just supplying its watches to astronauts, but further developed its timepieces particularly to meet new demands as the space program evolved. The "Alaska project" is the perfect example of this.

By Martin Green

Four Watches For International Women’s Day, And None With Diamonds

Today we celebrate International Women's Day, in which we not only honor women's achievements but also raise awareness for women's equality. The theme set for this year is 'Choose To Challenge,' as a challenged world is an alert world, and what you challenge will change. This change is also direly needed, as the world is currently facing challenges for which we can only find constructive, long-term solutions if everybody's full potential is utilized, and that can only be reached are equals. Here are four watches that might, each in their own way, facilitate this change.

OMEGA Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary With A Star-Filled Event

OMEGA hosted a star-filled tribute at Florida’s Kennedy Space Center to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 and the moon landing. George and Amal Clooney, Chiara Ferragni, Douglas Booth, and an impressive line-up of NASA veterans attended the celebratory event.