In its 163-year history, Omega has established a reputation as one of the world’s great watch brands .Masters of the traditional art of watch making, Omega has proved to be among the industry’s most adventurous pioneers . The determined effort to increase the precision and improve the reliability of timekeeping instruments has led to groundbreaking innovations in watch making and sports timing. OMEGA is defined by its pioneering spirit. The brand has participated actively in some of the most challenging, fascinating adventures in human history: the conquest of space, including all six lunar landings; and the oceans depths with the first divers’ watch in 1932 ; more precision records than any other watch brand; world-class sports timekeeping ; an airplane designed to fly around the Earth powered only by the sun. OMEGA is also a world leader in sports timekeeping and has been responsible for the timekeeping of the world’s most prestigious sporting events, including 26 Olympic Games , and also for the development of the equipment which has ensured that the technology has kept pace with performance. These achievements are products of the drive and spirit which have made OMEGA one of the world’s leading watchmakers. OMEGA has continually made significant contributions to the art of watch making since its founding in 1848. These include the calibre “Omega” introduced in 1894 and the "Marine" created in 1932. They range from the launch of the Speedmaster in 1957 to the Co-Axial calibres which took the horological industry by storm half a century later. The OMEGA Speedmaster is the world’s most famous chronograph. Its place in history is guaranteed by the fact that it was approved by NASA for all of its piloted space flights and is the only watch worn on the moon. OMEGA’s exclusive Co-Axial calibres are, quite simply, the best series-produced mechanical watch movements in the world.