Monday, August 23, 2010
OMEGA and the 35th Anniversary of the Apollo-Soyuz
In celebration of the historic Apollo-Soyuz Test Project Mission, legendary US astronauts Lt. General Thomas Stafford and Vance Brand along with Russian cosmonaut Valery Kubasov made an appearance at the OMEGA Flagship boutique in New York. To commemorate the famous handshake in space, OMEGA released 1,975 limited edition Omega Speedmaster Professional Apollo-Soyuz 35th Anniversary Chronograph watches featuring a meteorite dial and an engraved case back. The astronauts signed and donated 10 watches to celebrate the mission’s historic anniversary.