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It's nonsense, yes, but it is poetic. Omega's convincing argument is that it would be unthinkable for a Federal agency in the United States Government to just walk up and buy whatever they see displayed at a jeweler's shop. The USFederal Government takes great care to adhere to due process when it comes time to disburse public funds. In this case, a type tender called a "Request For Proposal" or "Request For Quotation"(RFP &RFQ). Do not misunderstand, this isn't about saving money. They love to spend large amounts of money. But as good civil servants they will only do so in the way prescribed.
It seems, then, that only the pilots could have bought watches in downtown.Rolex DateJust Replica This sounds very circumstantial. This is true. We now have documentation in the form of NASA's own copy correspondence. Walter Schirra's and his colleagues' requests for watches as backup instruments have been consistently refused.
Mercury was having problems. NASA's top officials were struggling to find money and their rockets kept exploding. Watches weren't a priority.
Donald Slayton, then Assistant Director of Flight Crew Operations and Assistant Director for Schirra and Co., was certainly alerted when they ended up in Earth orbit with untested equipment. Unofficially, a number of watches were already in orbit, including Heuer, Bulova, and Breitling, as well as Rolex DateJust Replicas.
NASA did not begin to explore the issue of wristwatches until September 1964. Slayton's document stated that "A highly durable and accurate chronograph is required for Gemini and Apollo crews as an essential adjunct or backup for spacecraft timers ..."
Then he listed a number of manufacturers that should be approached for an RFP. These included Elgin (sic), Benrus (sic), Hamilton (sic), Mido (sic), Omega (sic), Bulova (sic), Rolex (sic), Longine (sic),richard mille replica watches Gruen (sic). The specification document Slayton sent along is an interesting read. A peculiarity is the almost casual mixing of Imperial and metric units: "[The watch must be immune to variances in pressure in the range] from 50 feet ofwater positive pressure to anegative pressureof10-5 millimetresofmercury".