DOVER, NEW JERSEY, April 24, 2020 — Today, the countdown begins to, All Systems Go, as Casio G-SHOCK (Opens the G-SHOCK website in new window)(Opens the website in new window)pays homage to NASA, with a custom DW5600 timepiece, honoring decades of space exploration and groundbreaking discoveries. The timepiece arrives in all-white, with the NASA logo standing out in bright red on the watch face and an engraving of the Moon on the case back.
Additional details for the new DW5600NASA20-7CR (Opens the DW5600NASA20-7CR website in new window)(Opens the website in new window)include the American flag printed on the band loop, as well as “National Aeronautics and Space Administration” printed in black on the lower band. This limited-edition timepiece arrives in custom packaging that mirrors the theme with a view of the earth from space and a tin that is reminiscent of the space vehicles that take us there.
In addition to the introduction of this limited-edition timepiece, G-SHOCK has also created a video which can be viewed here(Opens the here website in new window)(Opens the website in new window). The video takes us on a voyage into space with the timepiece playing the role of an astronaut on board. As dramatic music plays, it provides a first look at the new G-SHOCK timepiece as well as the virtual experience of being an astronaut, from the final countdown to take-off to floating in space.
The G-SHOCK timepiece boasts the brand’s iconic square case shape and staple functions such as a Flash Alert and one-of-a-kind EL backlight that displays an image of the Moon within the digital display when lit.
DW-5600 Profile / Casio G-Shock
Average Amazon Price: 50$ (yes, we may earn a commission on qualifying purchases from our links to Amazon)
Year of first release: 1996
Best for: Small Wrists
The most distinctive specs:
– 200-meter water resistance (good for swimming but not for deep diving)
– Flash alert (flashes with buzzer that sounds for alarms, hourly time signals)
– Stopwatch with 24-hour Measuring capacity
– Countdown timer with Auto-repeat
Other colors and full specs: DW-5600 Wiki Page