Lift off! A history of watches in space

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Lift off! A history of watches in space

Post by DBCooper » Mon Nov 02, 2015 5:48 pm

Lift off! A history of watches in space

British GQ

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The space programmes of both the US and the Soviet Union have seen many horological firsts, however the first watch to leave the earth's atmosphere was on the wrist of Yuri Gagarin who ventured into the unknown on 12 April 1961 when he took off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in modern-day Kazakhstan.


http://www.gq-magazine.co.uk/watches/articles/2015-10/30/all-the-watches-worn-by-astronauts-in-space
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