G-Shock’s New NASA Watch Will Awaken Your Inner Space Nerd

If you’re NASA enthusiast, get your credit card ready: the Casio G-Shock DW5600NASA20 may not be official issued kit, but it sure could be.

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The most notable watches astronauts have worn may be analog and mechanical, but a famously tough Casio G-Shock digital watch would probably do the job well. Housed in the classic square case of the original G-Shock from 1983, a new model in the DW-5600 family celebrates NASA in general — and almost looks like NASA-issued gear made to aesthetically complement a space suit and freeze-dried ice cream.

The reference DW5600NASA20 has a white resin (plastic) case with the NASA logo and “National Aeronautics and Space Administration” on the strap. This version is further distinguished with a moon motif that appears on the LED face when the backlight is activated, unfortunately somewhat obscuring the information displayed. The same motif appears as a case back engraving. Fans of NASA and G-Shock should be delighted.

While G-Shock isn’t suggesting this model for use in space, G-Shock’s famous durability, quartz accuracy, range of functionality and affordability are a practical choice for amateur space nerds or adventurers of all kinds. For a price of $150 you can get one online directly from the brand. No word yet on whether it’ll be available in Air and Space Museum gift shops.

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