(MENAFN – Dubai PR Network) Speedmaster Prize special for Buzz Aldrin, Elon Musk, Brian Eno and Apollo documentary makers 11.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 01 July 2019: Omega awarded Swiss watches four Speedmaster unique watches on Stephen Hawking Medal winners for Science Communications at Starmus V Festival 2019 in Zurich, Switzerland.
On the stage were the winners including Brian Eno, from what he contributed to the popularity of science; Apollo 11, a documentary by Todd Douglas Miller, for his decisive scene on the famous space mission; and a special Lifetime Achievement Award for OMEGA ambassador Buzz Aldrin, who continues to inspire us with an interesting passion for space today. Elon Musk will be provided with a separate base and watch, for his achievements in space travel and for humanity.
The Stephen Hawking Medal for Science Communication is one of the world's most renowned science communications awards. OMEGA is proud of its partnership with the Starmus Festival that it will be in line with the prize and will combine specially made timepieces for the annual winners.
The watches were presented on stage by Raynald Aeschlimann, President and CEO of OMEGA. He later said, 'It is a great honor for me to be here among as many reputable names in the scientific community. I know that these winners deserve the foundation and all have shown a great commitment to the understanding and progress of the individual. OMEGA has its own pioneering history and future in space, so we are delighted to be involved in the celebrations and to participate in this common pursuit of excellence.
The winged Speedmaster Moonwatch watch is made of 18K Sedna ™ gold. The first is called 'OMEGA in Space & # 39; on the model, and is based on the iconic seeing worn by astronaut Walter Schirra during the Sigma mission 7 of the Mercury program in 1962.
We have a polished brown ceramic bezel design on an updated scale of today and matte chromium nitride tachymeter scale, as well as brown PVD hose and central opaline silver deposition dial. The wristwatch is the case, including the words, 'WINNER OF STEPHEN HAWKING CONTEXT FOR SCIENTIFIC COMMUNICATION, as well as a engraved base by laser that follows the precise design of the base itself. This includes Starmus logo and images Alexei Leonov during the first human space space and the guitar 'Red Special of Brian May.
The Starmus Festival, a combination of science, art and music, helps the general public to understand and appreciate science. Since 2011, there have been performances and presentations by astronauts, cosmetics, Nobel Prize winners and significant figures from science, culture, the arts and music.
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's mission, this year's festival included a fantastic roster of scientific and space scholars, including Apollo astronauts as OMEGA ambassador Charlie Duke the youngest to walk on the moon. Nicole Stott also joined the speaker roster, as OMEGA ambassador and veteran astronaut who worked on the International Space Station and Space Shuttle.
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