With space tourism firmly in sight, it’s no wonder the coolest new wristwatches take their styling schemes and tech specs from the idea of journeys to galaxies far, far away. This arm hardware rockets into your world with aerodynamic contours in featherweight titanium or ceramics. Solar-powered, self-illuminating and GPS-guided, these babies bring timekeeping into the 21st century. In the 1960s and 1970s, Omega watches accompanied American astronauts on their historic NASA missions, and spaceman style resonated with dapper civilians of the era, including singer Serge Gainsbourg. Bring one into your orbit.
DEEP SPACE TIME
The Pilot Professional 5241, from the Space Series Luminox developed for the SXC/XCOR commercial space liner, features both an analog dial for checking time at a glance and a digital display for more exacting maneuvers.
The legendary Omega Speedmaster goes badass in the all-black Moonwatch Co-Axial chronograph with 18-karat white-gold hands. It’s powered by Omega’s self-winding Co-Axial 9300 movement for precision and stability.
Synchronizing with satellite navigation signals, Citizen’s titanium Satellite Wave-Air promises accurate time wherever you are. The proprietary Eco-Drive runs the watch’s low-power signal-reception system from any light source, eliminating the need for batteries.