Bangalore Watch Company’s ‘Apogee’ Takes a Stellar Journey into Space

Bangalore Watch Company's Apogee wristwatch successfully completes a stratospheric flight, reaching an altitude of 1,14,000 feet above Earth.

  • Bangalore Watch Company’s Apogee wristwatch successfully completes a stratospheric flight, reaching an altitude of 1,14,000 feet above Earth.
  • The limited-edition Apogee Karman Line watch features a blue Muonionalusta meteorite dial and commemorates this milestone in space exploration.
  • The spaceflight, documented with 4K cameras, demonstrates the watch’s resilience and performance in extreme conditions.

Bangalore Watch Company celebrates a significant achievement as its Apogee wristwatch completes a remarkable journey into space, reaching an impressive altitude of 1,14,000 feet. The meticulously planned Karman Line Project, spanning two years, culminated in the successful testing of the Apogee prototype, showcasing the brand’s commitment to innovation and design excellence.

The Apogee Karman Line watch, part of a limited edition collection, stands as a symbol of this milestone in space exploration. Featuring a stunning blue Muonionalusta meteorite dial sourced from Sweden, each of the 50 exclusive pieces offers a tangible connection to outer space. Documented by 4K cameras, the spaceflight highlights the Apogee’s flawless performance amidst adverse conditions, reaffirming its status as a premium timepiece.

Bangalore Watch Company’s co-founder and creative director, Nirupesh Joshi, sheds light on the journey of the Apogee watch and its significance in bridging the realms of luxury watchmaking and space exploration. With meticulous testing and collaboration with space engineering experts, the Apogee emerged as a space-qualified watch, capable of withstanding the rigors of stratospheric flight. The inclusion of a rare blue-plated meteorite dial adds to the allure of the Karman Line watch, making it a coveted piece among watch enthusiasts and space aficionados alike.