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Thursday 29 July, 2010 - 12:30 PM EDT

OMEGA in Barcelona

Official Timekeeper at the 2010 European Athletics Championships



OMEGA is proud to be serving as Official Timekeeper at the 2010 European Athletics Championships in Barcelona. We are pleased to be able to bring the expertise we have developed at the world’s premiere sporting spectacles, including 24 Olympic Games, to one of the most exciting athletics meetings on earth. Our timekeepers and data handlers are on hand with tons of equipment and miles of optical fibre and cable. The team is being ably supported by more than specially selected and trained volunteers.


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Wednesday 28 July, 2010 - 12:20 PM EDT

OMEGA and the 35th Anniversary of the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project Mission

Legendary U.S. astronauts made a special appearance at the OMEGA Flagship Boutique on Fifth Avenue i

35 anniversary of omega apollo soyuz project mission

The 35th anniversary of this historic handshake in space is commemorated with the release of the OMEGA Speedmaster Professional Apollo-Soyuz “35th Anniversary” chronograph in a limited edition of 1,975 watches, featuring a meteorite dial and engraved case back.

The astronauts and cosmonauts signed and donated 10 limited edition OMEGA Speedmaster Professional Apollo-Soyuz “35th Anniversary” chronograph boxes to commemorate the mission’s historic anniversary and participated in a special forum discussion, moderated by space expert Miles O’Brien, sharing their memories of their famous mission and landmark “handshake in space.”

OMEGA is defined by its pioneering spirit.  The brand has participated in some of the most challenging and fascinating adventures in human history, including the conquest of space, including all six lunar landings, the first divers watch in 1932, world-class sports timekeeping, including 24 Olympic games, and an airplane designed to fly around the Earth on solar power.  The OMEGA Speedmaster is still the official chronograph of every NASA flight.

On July 17, 1975, Lt. General Stafford (USA) and General Leonov (USSR) met in the docking hatch which linked their respective aircrafts.  On the wrists of the three astronauts and two cosmonauts involved in the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project mission was theOMEGA Speedmaster; once docked, Commanders Stafford and Leonov emerged and used their synchronized Speedmasters to time a historic rendezvous through the open hatch of Soyuz.  The Apollo-Soyuz Test Project mission marked the first time that spacecraft built by different nations had docked and signaled an era of cooperation in space; it also marked the end of an era as the final flight of the Apollo spacecraft.

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Friday 09 July, 2010 - 16:10 PM EDT

Solar Impulse completes successful Night Flight

OMEGA and Solar Impulse

Omega Sola Impulse

All through the night. When the Solar Impulse prototype airplane touched down at the airfield in Payerne, Switzerland on the morning of July 8th, 2010, it had already made history, having flown all night long powered only by the energy collected in its solar cells the day before. That morning, the sun, which played such a key role, rose on a new era in aviation.

Solar Impulse has an ambitious goal: the project aims to circle the globe powered entirely by solar energy. It will prove convincingly that there are viable sustainable energy sources which will allow us to reduce our dependency on non-renewable fossil fuels.

OMEGA and Solar Impulse

OMEGA is proud of the contributions it has made to this pioneering adventure and congratulates its Solar Impulse partners for this important next step.

OMEGA’s participation has involved capital and technological support. In 2007, the company developed a performance simulation and testing system (test bench) which enabled the SI development team to simulate the airplane’s electrical systems. The project also benefits from the OMEGA instrument, an easy-to-read device which displays important parameters to assist the pilot during landing. It was developed by astronaut and Swatch Group Board Member Claude Nicollier. OMEGA’s engineers have been able to transfer knowledge of hybrid propulsion systems gained through the development of the Swatchmobile in the 1990s.

As a result, the Solar Impulse’s runway is illuminated, the pilot’s safety is enhanced and the promotional lights create an impressive aesthetic effect – all in a package weighing less than two kilograms.



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