On May 24, 1962, the Breitling Aviation Chronograph Navitimer became the world’s first chronograph to travel in space. It accompanied and witnessed the journey of the ‘Aurora 7’ capsule to conquer space. On May 24, 2012, Breitling launched the new Navitimer Cosmonaute, the world’s first chronograph astronaut watch, equipped with a new homemade 02 movement, limited to 1962 pieces. On this memorable day, Beijing, New York, Toronto, Tokyo, Moscow, Madrid, all around the world celebrate the 50th anniversary of Breitling’s first flight to space and pay tribute to the legend.
[Beijing] Reappearing the classic legend and witnessing glorious achievements
From May 24th to June 3rd, 2012, the world premiere of Breitling Aviation Chronograph Astronaut Watches and the entire watch exhibition were held at Chow Tai Fook Watches Asia’s largest flagship store. Located in the most prosperous Qianmen Commercial Street in Beijing, the Breitling Aviation-themed display window facing the street on the first floor of the store has a distinctive style and sophisticated watch display, attracting many visitors to stop and watch. Dreamy space background, cool handsome flying helmet, as if talking about the legend and passion of aviation chronograph astronaut watches.
Stepping into the ‘space capsule’ on the third floor, it feels like being in vast expanses of outer space, and Breitling’s exquisite watches are undoubtedly the brightest stars in the dark universe. Breitling’s entire collection of dazzling watches revolves around the new aerospace chronograph astronaut watch. It carefully engraves the Breitling watch worn by American astronaut Scott Carpenter during his space journey in 1962, as if crossing For half a century, the glorious and glorious space journey was opened for the guests, sharing Breitling’s wrist situation.
[New York / Toronto / Tokyo / Moscow / Madrid] Global celebration of the 50th anniversary of Breitling’s first flight to space
On May 24, 2012, the Breitling New York flagship store was decorated with space elements. The store was nearly 8 meters high on the street, and in front of the huge publicity poster of the 1962 space trip, the ‘Aurora 7’ space capsule more than 3 meters high was displayed. The engraved model, of course, is all carefully designed for the launch of the new Breitling Aviation Chronograph Astronaut Watch. American astronauts Scott Carpenter, American Space Shuttle Captain Mark Kelly and Russian astronaut Sergey Volkov also visited the event. At the scene, celebrate the 50th anniversary of Breitling’s first flight to space. On the same day, a celebration ceremony was held in La Swiss store on Bloor Street, Toronto, Canada, to relive the great feat half a century ago.
From May 25th to 27th, 2012, the annual Breitling Club’s most anticipated membership salon was held in Tokyo as scheduled. In addition to the new Basel 2012 products, the biggest highlight of the salon is the new Breitling Aerochronograph Astronaut Watch, which has just been launched globally. More than 3,500 guests came to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Breitling’s first flight to space. Member salons will also be held in Nagoya, Sendai, and Fukuoka one after another this month. It is expected that more than 8,000 guests will come to visit.
In Russia, Gum department store on the east side of Moscow Red Square is one of the world’s top ten department stores. On May 30, 2012, the celebration of Breitling took place in this beautiful and historic shopping mall. Russian national hero, astronaut Sergey Volkov, was again invited to the celebration. activity.
On May 31, 2012, the celebration ceremony in Spain took place in the Madrid Stock Exchange, which has a history of more than 100 years, and attended the 50th anniversary of the first flight of Breitling in space. Karanka).