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WristScan Space Mission - Is GO !...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 2nd, 2019-04:14
Join us for now for this virtual mission to the stars, simply post your photos to this thread. You need to choose one watch from your collection to accompany you on your flight and share with us why you have chosen this watch. All photos must be space ori...  

Here we are...

 
 By: amanico : August 2nd, 2019-04:22
And as Love is also in the air.... ...  

Great choices...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 2nd, 2019-05:01
You may have to pay for excess baggage !

Always. [nt]

 
 By: amanico : August 2nd, 2019-06:22

Great shots [nt]

 
 By: RG1 : August 2nd, 2019-05:48

Thanks, Ronald. [nt]

 
 By: amanico : August 2nd, 2019-06:22

Great shots and watches dear Nicolas! You surely have great back ups in the improbable case your main watch fails! Lol!

 
 By: Subexplorer : August 2nd, 2019-07:01
Great watches make for an enjoyable trip... to infinity and beyond! Abrazos amigo mio! Buen fin de semana! Abel

Aaah, this Airking ... [nt]

 
 By: COUNT DE MONET : August 4th, 2019-09:31

It is haunting me ...😀 [nt]

 
 By: COUNT DE MONET : August 4th, 2019-09:45

On addition. ;) [nt]

 
 By: amanico : August 4th, 2019-10:09

My small contribution

 
 By: FRAMII : August 2nd, 2019-04:28
...  

Small but worth it! [nt]

 
 By: amanico : August 2nd, 2019-04:30

Small but mighty !...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 2nd, 2019-05:06
I love it, can we see a photo of the back ?

Like your choice Fab 👌....

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 2nd, 2019-05:19
One for a backup !

For Laika

 
 By: RG1 : August 2nd, 2019-05:44
Four legged hero in space history. ...  

Great reference to Space history...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 2nd, 2019-06:21
Love your photo and the choice of JLC

Perfect choice...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 2nd, 2019-06:02
Love the strap ! ... Thanks for joining us and have a great weekend.

Abel, I completely agree with you...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 2nd, 2019-09:58
Every reference has its own charm 🥂

Great!! 👍👍🥂🥂 [nt]

 
 By: Subexplorer : August 2nd, 2019-13:25

Strap that fits over NASA suit is a winner

 
 By: jlc.thomsen : August 2nd, 2019-07:21
...  

Iconic photo ! [nt]

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 2nd, 2019-09:59

Superb this photo. [nt]

 
 By: amanico : August 2nd, 2019-14:37

Apollo 8 Dark Side of the Moon

 
 By: marcobermann : August 2nd, 2019-19:23
A watch that shows both sides of the lunar surface and with a mix of old style manual wound movement with great finishing and a modern ceramic case which to me is one of the more unique speedy's out there. Marc ...  

Good to see a “Dark Side” ...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 3rd, 2019-09:04
Thanks for posting and I hope your enjoying WristScan.

I have some pictures to fit this theme perfectly!

 
 By: BMR : August 2nd, 2019-06:42
I had the great honor to begin the Moser Pioneer Tour with the new Funky Blue Black version in the US. As I live in Houston, I wanted to start my picture series off with a bang in what we refer to as “Space City.” Mission Control: ...  

That’s the spirit !...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 2nd, 2019-06:51
Fantastic shots ! ... Welcome to Space !

Of course you may!! And you show well how ...

 
 By: Subexplorer : August 2nd, 2019-13:27
... to go to space in a Great style!

Your a lucky guy . Realy like that Moser Pioneer a lot .

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : August 2nd, 2019-07:21
Well played my friend

Wow, love this entry!

 
 By: thegrailwatch : August 2nd, 2019-07:37
Your Moser definitely communicates the darkness and beauty of space.

Hello my dear Captain! Happy to know our Space Mission has started! Here I am strapped inside this tiny dark capsule wearing a Buzz Lightyear suit I borrowed...

 
 By: Subexplorer : August 2nd, 2019-06:53
... from my nephew and learning how it feels when your own life depends on 150.000 pieces of equipment supplied by the lowest bidders! I got the Nasa supplied Speedmaster strapped on my right wrist and my personal watch I choose for this Mission on my lef... 

Great to have you onboard Abel !...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 2nd, 2019-07:01
Can you pass me a Gin & Tonic !

Ha ha ha!! Yeah!! :))) [nt]

 
 By: Subexplorer : August 2nd, 2019-13:27

Eyes on the prize

 
 By: thegrailwatch : August 2nd, 2019-06:58
...  

That’s a good one 🥂 [nt]

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 2nd, 2019-07:04
No message body

Great shot [nt]

 
 By: RG1 : August 2nd, 2019-07:07

Sublime photo. [nt]

 
 By: amanico : August 2nd, 2019-08:07

How about an “Astronaut” watch for space travel?

 
 By: Franksc7 : August 2nd, 2019-07:06
The Bulova “Astronaut” (and “Spaceview”) Watches with the historic cal. 214 electronic tuning fork movement is a classic that has a place in every watch collection AND in space as was the case during NASA’s heyday in the 60’s and early 70’s. This 14k one ...  

This is the sort of watch that I was hoping to see ...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 2nd, 2019-07:09
How long have you owned it ?

Tintin ready for take off.

 
 By: fernando : August 2nd, 2019-08:17
cheers fernando ...  

Agree with you my dear friend! Well...

 
 By: Subexplorer : August 2nd, 2019-13:30
... you can go wrong in outer space with a Speedy!! Abel

One of my favourites with that dial !

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 2nd, 2019-10:17
Thanks for joining us 🥂

Life on the moon.....

 
 By: W.R.C. : August 2nd, 2019-08:51
Newspaper Monday, July 21st 1969 ...  

That’s a fantastic photo with Life from the era !...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 2nd, 2019-10:19
If I may ask ... Why don’t you join us more often ?

Whaaaat....

 
 By: W.R.C. : August 2nd, 2019-13:29
...But I have 25 posts over a span of four years! That's a lot for us Finns...we only write (or speak in three word sentences) when we actually have something to say : ) Fun fact The price of the Omega Speedmaster (499 mk) seen in the 1969 newspaper trans...  

That’s a great reply 🍻...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 2nd, 2019-16:11
If I told you how much I just paid for a Speedmaster you wouldn’t stop laughing 😂

...

 
 By: Nono01 : August 2nd, 2019-10:16
Mission watch Static shot And mission wrist! ...  

Love the photos...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 2nd, 2019-16:08
Especially your wrist shot !... Thanks for joining in the fun this weekend.

My garage. Will arrive soon

 
 By: brauner : August 2nd, 2019-10:32
...  

Wow, first time I see such a picture. [nt]

 
 By: amanico : August 2nd, 2019-10:45
No message body

Wooow Brauner!! You are ready to go!!

 
 By: Subexplorer : August 2nd, 2019-13:32
I would love to have someone like this in my own garage!! Cheers! Abel

That’s so cool 😎 [nt]

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 2nd, 2019-16:07

Houston: We have a problem here!...

 
 By: Subexplorer : August 2nd, 2019-14:11
... Captain I might confess I forgot my rucksack with Gin and Tonic bottles at the base! Well now to watches: I feel a chrono is a must have in our Space mission. Any good chrono would do but if Nasa approved... And it happens this is my last catch! Lol! ...  

Thanks a lot dear Nicolas! Glad you like these shots!!

 
 By: Subexplorer : August 2nd, 2019-14:57
the big Pilot Heritage I own for about three years. The Tin Tin arrived three days ago! It was a lucky find completely NOS!! I couldn’t let it go! A cool watch indeed! I’m happy to know you like it!! Abrazos amigo! Abel

Abel you are the luckiest man I know !...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 2nd, 2019-16:14
New Old Stock !

That’s a fantastic find ...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 2nd, 2019-16:39
And I don’t know anyone that deserves it more than you 🥂

Thank you Captain!! You are too kind my friend!!

 
 By: Subexplorer : August 2nd, 2019-16:41
Appreciate so much your kind words! Abel

Fantastic photos dear Abel...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 2nd, 2019-16:05
I had no idea that you had that version of the Speedmaster or the Big Pilot... You are full of surprises !

Ha ha ha! Thank you so much dear Captain!

 
 By: Subexplorer : August 2nd, 2019-16:34
Nice I could surprise you and Nicolas! Lol!

You are master of surprises...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 2nd, 2019-16:41
I am learning everything from you ).

Abel, I hope you understand that you can not always win here 😀

 
 By: COUNT DE MONET : August 4th, 2019-09:37
From out of this world, your compositions. That IWC is top!

LOLOL!!! [nt]

 
 By: amanico : August 4th, 2019-09:37

:))) [nt]

 
 By: Subexplorer : August 4th, 2019-14:53

Thank you so much dear Count!! I’m happy to know...

 
 By: Subexplorer : August 4th, 2019-14:53
... that you like this big big Pilot Heritage from IWC! It’s really an awesome watch. And of course I well know it is not easy to win a WS contest here: we have a lots of creativity, photography skills and awesome watches among our many members who partic... 

My parents are the right stuff...

 
 By: jporos : August 2nd, 2019-15:33
Here is a certificate given to my mother acknowledging her work for the space shuttle program with a patch that flew on the space shuttle 'Columbia'... all I have is a hat I bought at the Kennedy Space Center with the most space themed watch I have, the V...  

Wow that’s so cool !...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 2nd, 2019-15:50
A flown mission patch on WristScan... it doesn’t get any better 👍..., Thanks for joining us this weekend for WristScan.

What a marvelous piece of memorabilia you show here Jporos!!

 
 By: Subexplorer : August 2nd, 2019-16:38
I imagine how proud you are with this recognition to your Mother ! Congrats and thank you for sharing it with us!! Cheers! Abel

With two rocket scientists as parents...

 
 By: jporos : August 3rd, 2019-06:17
there is alot of NASA history in the family. Thanks Abel!

Wow ..

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 3rd, 2019-06:36
That’s so cool 😎

Fantastic!! Now I can well imagine ...

 
 By: Subexplorer : August 3rd, 2019-07:13
... there is a lot!! Congrats to you and your parents Jporos! Hagwe! Abel

Now that's . . .

 
 By: Dr No : August 3rd, 2019-08:12
. . . cool! I'll bet you had playground bragging rights way back when, j. "My dad's a fireman." "Oh, yeah? My dad's chief of police." "My mom works for NASA with the astronauts."

No bragging rights on the playground...

 
 By: jporos : August 3rd, 2019-08:34
but I did get to go into work with them sometimes and play with cool stuff for back then, like the IBM 360 computer.

View from the observatory and high frequency intergalactic vibrations!

 
 By: nomadgiles : August 2nd, 2019-17:42
Have a great weekend all. G. ...  

Gentlemen… Always, so many good entries!

 
 By: halgedahl : August 2nd, 2019-19:31
Nevertheless, here’s the right “feel,” at least (that domed sapphire helps): the Citizen Campanola Perpetual Calendar AG6200-07P. A perpetual calendar that would allow an astronaut either to go back or forward in time. For example: to find the day of the ...  

Very nice pics

 
 By: brauner : August 2nd, 2019-22:47
Space around the watch and on the dial

Hi halgedahl ...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 3rd, 2019-02:51
Thank you for taking the time to join us this weekend and I hope that you are enjoying WristScan. The Campanola looks great in your photos and I think it’s a perfect choice for “The Mission” Have a great weekend !

Haha ...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 3rd, 2019-02:45
Great photo 👍

This ...

 
 By: Ludi : August 3rd, 2019-02:39
... because that... Hagwe ^^ - Fred ...  

Hi Fred ...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 3rd, 2019-02:43
Autavia GMT is a great choice for the WristScan Space Mission. Thanks for joining us this weekend.

Absolutely...

 
 By: Ludi : August 3rd, 2019-02:54
... everyone should be in need of a gmt hand to set the lunar time zone right

Space ...Then and Now ...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 3rd, 2019-05:13
The last time I visited The Kennedy Space Centre, I went on the “Then and Now” tour. This tour went to the original launch pad for John Glenn’s Freedom 7 flight on February 20th 1962. He carried a note on the flight which read, "I am a stranger. I come in...  

A superb back up you choose dear Captain!!

 
 By: Subexplorer : August 3rd, 2019-06:08
A magnificent representation of the Speedy then and now you have here for our virtual Space Mission! I feel is among the firsts in our comunity (our dear friend HSTE showed his not long ago if memory doesn’t fail) But I’m sure we will see many more here i... 

Thank you dear friend !...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 3rd, 2019-06:14
The 50th Anniversary Speedmasters need to be seen on your wrist as they truly come alive as the light catches the gold highlights. Have a great weekend onboard !

My pleasure Captain! I felt that! This is the kind of

 
 By: Subexplorer : August 3rd, 2019-07:16
watches we need to see in the metal to fully appreciate its details. Regret they are not available here ... yet. They are expected to arrive in late September I was told. I feel it is a must have for Speedy lovers and collectors!! Keep enjoying my friend!... 

The bracelet is superb as it tapers ...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 3rd, 2019-07:20
making it very comfortable.

I’m very cautious about very shiny things...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 3rd, 2019-09:11
But when you have it on your wrist it just looks perfect and you start to see how well all the details look.

I will look great on your wrist Abel...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 3rd, 2019-10:21
The touch of gold is a fitting tribute for the 50th Anniversary and bang on current trend my friend ! ...  

Thank you Captain! Absolutely agree with you my friend: the touch of gold in this model is a fitting tribute to such an important event for Humankind we are celebrating. Of course...

 
 By: Subexplorer : August 3rd, 2019-16:08
... we have observed a trend in the last couple of years of returning to the so called "two tone" watches: steel with touches of gold. Something I like when it is done lightly and with taste. I must confess I made a reserve for this model when it was anno... 

I would say that it’s the “go to” choice...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 3rd, 2019-07:24
But we are seeing so interesting alternatives and some great photos.

A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away...

 
 By: terbaboom : August 3rd, 2019-05:35
my favourite villain! ...  

Everyone’s favourite villain 👍...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 3rd, 2019-05:37
great idea for WristScan this weekend. Thanks for joining us in space 🙃

hahaha... thanks!

 
 By: terbaboom : August 3rd, 2019-06:04
the theme gave me an excuse to remove the figures from display to play with them 😁

All good fun 👍 [nt]

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 3rd, 2019-06:06

Beware of this Dark Villain Terbaboom!! He is known...

 
 By: Subexplorer : August 3rd, 2019-06:12
... for his fondness for beautiful watches ... belonging to others!! Great shots to join our virtual Outerspace trip!! Hagwe!! Abel

indeed... the later pictures were taken...

 
 By: terbaboom : August 3rd, 2019-16:32
after he sucked the watch out of my wrist 😅

Somehow as I dream of exploring space I always fail to remember

 
 By: thegrailwatch : August 3rd, 2019-16:59
I still have to worry about bad guys with light sabers.

there're also the good guys 😁

 
 By: terbaboom : August 3rd, 2019-18:04
...  

Milus makes some cool watches

 
 By: COUNT DE MONET : August 4th, 2019-09:39
Cool piece!

Romulan Bird-of-Prey

 
 By: brauner : August 3rd, 2019-05:51
RM ...  

That’s a great shot !...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 3rd, 2019-06:08
I love those Romulans, much misunderstood in the galaxy .

Intriguing! [nt]

 
 By: amanico : August 3rd, 2019-08:16

Speedmaster is mandatory or at least obvious

 
 By: Saxon : August 3rd, 2019-06:09
cal. 321 in a space shuttle from my son ...  

Nicely captured! [nt]

 
 By: amanico : August 3rd, 2019-08:16

That’s a fun combo 👍 [nt]

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 3rd, 2019-09:07

Space, the Final Frontier ....

 
 By: cazalea : August 3rd, 2019-06:39
Cazalea ...  

Finally ... A Spaceview ...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 3rd, 2019-06:53
That’s iconic from the space era.

Thank you for reminding me !...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 3rd, 2019-07:09
I’ve been so busy with WristScan I missed it .. LOL ! ... Hope that your having a great weekend and fully recovered from your illness. Did you order that beautiful Corvette ?

Happy pondering 🤔 [nt]

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 3rd, 2019-07:13

Great submissions Mike! They reflect the spirit of the years of the space race.

 
 By: Subexplorer : August 3rd, 2019-16:18
Glad to know you are doing well! I wish you a fast recovery and ... may be a new addition to your car collection? Cheers! Abel

I've been in the presence . . .

 
 By: Dr No : August 3rd, 2019-08:30
. . . of astronauts . . . [photo credit: Dr No] . . . met a few at a Speedmaster event . . . [yours truly and Tom Stafford, top, Charlie Duke, bottom] . . . and remember seeing Apollo 11 return to earth thru binoculars. (We were in Iran back then, without...  

Great personal photos Art ...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 3rd, 2019-09:01
And your Speedmaster looks great.

Wow dear Art! You really touched the Stars!! What a great privilege it is to meet in person these brave men. They truly made History! Thank you for sharing...

 
 By: Subexplorer : August 3rd, 2019-16:29
... these personal pictures with us. I would love to have this privilege myself. Not easy living down here. You made a great choice. It would be interesting to know why it actually didn´t made the 1969 trip! Hagwe! Abel

The main reason ref 145.014 never made it to the moon, Abel, was . . .

 
 By: Dr No : August 3rd, 2019-17:15
. . . the then-new cal 861 movement hadn't gone thru the requisite testing prior references had already passed. Best, Art

Tom Stafford & Charlie Duke...

 
 By: jporos : August 4th, 2019-06:54
very cool, Art. By the way, I agree that your Speedmaster should have made it up.

Arguably one of the most important calibre the lemania 321

 
 By: aperna : August 3rd, 2019-09:40
Some would argue that this movement has been synonymous with our space program more than any other produced ...  

The original and best !...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 3rd, 2019-10:00
A joy to see, thanks for sharing it with us this weekend.

Don't know far my Flieger will go up in this contest, or that it will crash in space.

 
 By: Bobbe : August 3rd, 2019-10:11
I'll give it a try. It's made by one of the 5 original flieger manufacturers. In that time no Apollo's. But, no guts no glory! And up he goes ...  

Always good to see something different on WristScan...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 3rd, 2019-10:13
I like your choice for our Space theme. Thanks for joining us this weekend 🍻

All good for me! [nt]

 
 By: amanico : August 3rd, 2019-10:27

A de Bethune is always a space watch

 
 By: brauner : August 3rd, 2019-12:27
...  

This one for the space trip

 
 By: halkcb : August 3rd, 2019-18:55
...the accutron spaceview HAGWE henry ...  

It looks great 👍 [nt]

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 4th, 2019-01:23

Great to see another Spaceview ...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 4th, 2019-00:12
I love these watches 👍

Some memories

 
 By: time4fun : August 3rd, 2019-19:59
from recent voyage Checking engine Sleepless night before Ready to start Everyone is ready for our return Inflight photos Inflight photos Wall clock with local time on earth Inflight chrono Last minute correction Enough fuel Something wrong with dates dur...  

Thank you very much

 
 By: time4fun : August 4th, 2019-02:57
For your kind words

Surreal but great !...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 4th, 2019-00:15
Thanks for joining us for WristScan this weekend.

It is my pleasure [nt]

 
 By: time4fun : August 4th, 2019-02:58

Thank you

 
 By: time4fun : August 4th, 2019-06:01
It is a great fun to participate

Can I book a flight too please???

 
 By: COUNT DE MONET : August 4th, 2019-09:50
That sperm whale reminds me of The Hitchhikers's Giude To the Galaxy...

My dear Count De Monet

 
 By: time4fun : August 4th, 2019-16:16
You are always welcome please provide your bank information and some recommendations from fellow cosmonauts Alternative super technological transport devices ...  

An Olympic one...

 
 By: KMII : August 4th, 2019-06:11
Having just landed after a long business trip, I have about a minute before the kids take over, so here a quick ‚participation is more important than result‘ shot. And the relation to the moon? The Petrodvorets watch factory (established in 1721) got rena...  

Hi Kristjan 👋...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 4th, 2019-06:21
You landed before us !... Interesting history to your watch. Thanks for joining us 🥂