Known as the “Mars Watch”,
the X-33 was designed for the possibility of man landing on the red planet. It took five years of collaborative development between OMEGA and the world’s major space agencies, as well as the USN “Blue Angels” and the USAF “Thunderbirds”. With its futuristic design, it was worn on board NASA’s space shuttles and the Russia MIR Space Station.
Omega cal 1666. This impressive quartz movement features a mixture of displays. Firstly, there is an analogue inclusion for the hour, minute and seconds display, and then a ring-shaped digital display for a second full set of functions. As it was created with the assistance of American and European astronauts, some of those functions include the elapsed time for a mission duration of up to 1000 days, as well as strong lighting thanks to an electroluminescent foil.
Omega launched the x-33 at the houston space centre with nasa astronauts and russian cosmonauts in attendance. The brand also arranged the first live television link with the crew of the mir space station, allowing guests to talk with the crew.
It worn by many astronauts and cosmonauts. It is still their favorite watch.
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41mm case diameter without pushers and crown
Time, Date, Chronograph, Alarm
ACCESSORIES: instruction manual. Omega Box. (the box is not belong to this model, so consider it as gift)
Condition: It is in good condition with light wear. All functions are working.
Fully original except leather/kevlar strap. The strap made from "Maruman" , similar to original one but higher quality. Buckle is original.
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