Direct from the workshop.
Up To 5-Year Warranty.
Seal of approval.
Original rocket aluminium.
The dial of this model is milled directly from the rocket and bears the original colour and surface quality (wear and tear, traces of colour). Thanks to these organic traces of wear and tear, each dial is totally unique on closer inspection.
During its mission, the rocket material left Earth and made contact with space at an altitude of 45 km.
- Outside of booster (tank)
- None, original aluminium surface
Unmodified rocket material
- Over 45 km; mesosphere
Patina and rocket dust.
The dial of this rocket watch comes from the booster. The rocket debris are personally salavaged by Werenbach in the steppe, allowing us to identify (and certify) which rocket mission the material comes from.
Soyuz MS-09. The rocket in space.
The Soyuz MS-09 carried flight engineer Alexander Gerst to space in a successful manned mission launched on 6 June, 2018. Two days later, we recovered the material in the Kazakh steppe.
- Rocket Type Soyuz-FG
- Rocket launch 6 June 2018, 13.01 (UTC)
- Spaceport Kosmodrom Baikonur 1/5
- Coordinates 45.38°N 63.19°E
- Crew 3 Persons
- Commander Sergei Walerjewitsch Prokopjew (RUS)
- Flight engineer Alexander Gerst (GER)
- Flight engineer Serena Auñón-Chancellor (USA)
Rockets fly into space in three stages. The first stage is jettisoned in two parts: one at an altitude of 45 km, the second at an altitude of 85 km. The burnt-out rocket parts fall into the uninhabited steppe of Kazakhstan. Stage 3 reaches orbit at an altitude of about 200 km, just 8.59 seconds after leaving Earth. From this altitude, the spacecraft flies to the International Space Station at an altitude of about 400 km.
There is no ‘fixed boundary’ to outer space. Rather, the transition between space and the Earth’s atmosphere is fluid. The Fédération Aéronautique International (FAI) adopts the so-called Kármán line, which sets the boundary at an altitude of 100 km. For the US Air Force (USAF) outer space begins at 80 km. Viewed according to this definition, parts of the Soyuz fairing have crossed the boundary to outer space. These rarer watch models can be identified by their white dials and the lettering ‘FAIRING MATERIAL’.
Werenbach stands for exclusive rocket watches. Unlike other luxury watchmakers, Werenbach defines exclusivity not in terms of high prices, but by the things that make its watches unique: the recycling of original rocket material, the salvaging of this material by hand and the ‘spaceborn’ philosophy that unites its wearers.
Spaceborn is the mindset of an astronaut: one who has looked down from space and admired our Blue Planet from above. In doing so, the astronaut experiences the Earth’s beauty afresh and perceives how small it is compared to the universe. This new perspective changes their thinking. They are acutely aware of our status as a tiny part of a ginormous whole.
Without big words, but with strong features.
- Model Classic W42
- Collection Mach 33
- Powered By Quarz
- Movement Miyota GM10
- Movement version This movement is not available in different versions.
- Dial Material Unmodified rocket material
- Dial Colour None, original aluminium surface
- Case Material Stainless steel
- Diameter 42 mm
- Height 9 mm
- Strap Width 20 mm
- Weight 95 g
- Glas Sapphire (scratch-resistant)
- Water Resistance 5 ATM (50 m)
- Lume Superluminova
- Number of Jewels –
- Power Reserve 2 Years
- Vibrations –
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Yes – your watch can withstand water pressure of up to 5 ATM (equivalent to a water column of 50 m). Caution: When jumping into water, the water pressure may be higher than at a depth of 50 m. IMPORTANT: Do not move the crown under water!
The Mach 33 Collection is the only collection, that does not have its origin in Switzerland. It’s made by the best Japanese movement manufacturer Miyota.