Buzz Aldrin's Designing an Omega Watch for Mars Travel
on 15 August 2016
With all the information we have right now coming from one tweet, it appears that former astronaut Buzz Aldrin has begun to design a watch for Omega—that will be worn on the wrists of astronauts heading to Mars. Aldrin was the first person to wear a watch on the moon, and it was in fact an Omega Speedmaster. The tweet was accompanied by the hashtag #GYATM, which the team at HODINKEE discovered translates to "Get Your Ass To Mars." As they make clear, this is big news for space nerds, but also watch nerds who can now expect a new Speedmaster designed by a legend.