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Since Yuri Gagarin in 1961, more than 500 cosmonauts and astronauts have enjoyed the privilege of seeing Earth from space. Each and every one of them wore a watch. Multiple brands have celebrated this human adventure. Some less seriously than others.
1969 was an exceptional vintage for watches; the birth year of revolutionary movements and legendary models. And it was exactly fifty years ago. From the aisles of Baselworld to Biel, clearly life begins at fifty.
Fifty years ago, in 1969, the Apollo 11 mission landed on the moon; a milestone in history and for Omega which commemorates these first steps and the first Moon Watch with a Speedmaster Apollo 11 50th Anniversary in gold.