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A YEAR IN SPACE

1993

1 July, Launch at Baikonour

A YEAR IN SPACE

In 1993, an OMEGA Speedmaster spent a full 365-day stay on the Russian Mir space station to test the effects of a prolonged zero gravity environment on the watch. At the end of its stay – around 5840 orbits of the Earth – the Speedmaster was found to be in perfect working order, keeping time as accurately as the day its voyage began.

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Russian space station Mir
The OMEGA Speedmaster that spent a year in space
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