The 2013 is National Geographic society 125th Anniversary – not just society, has been pushing the boundaries, test theory and the study of the earth. Rolex has been there every step of the way.
Here are some of the exploration of history — how much you know about the greatest moment!
Rolex history1947 – breaking the sound barrier
No one can deny, Chuck Yeager is a modern litigation of people. In early 1947, he set up a fixed wing aircraft to break the sound barrier, have a look that humans can survive power.
He is a legendary World War II fighter pilots in flight X-1, inspired a new generation of 50 years in the F-15 fighter. Chuck is now an aviation legend, his success inspired by Greenwich II Rolex collection.
1953 - Rolex climb Mount Qomolangma
Sir Edmund Hilary and Tenzing Norgay first reached the top of Mount Everest is well known, but you know they are wearing Rolex watches?!
Climbing is behind the success of the Rolex browser inspiration, and quickly became the preferred viewer.
1956 – Rolex Engineer Milgauss.
No wonder this watch is known for its impeccable hold time, after being tested in the European nucleon research center the first watch, the world’s largest particle physics laboratory.
Rolex watches1960 history – the deepest ocean drop
Rolex watch not only perfect climbing, as Rolex deep sea especially in 1960, when it fell into the deepest ocean.
Rolex deepsea challenge to see 52 years later, with James Cameron’s historic solo dive Mariana Trench.
2007 – mapping of climate change
Alan Hubert went to northern Greenland 2007, accompanied by changes in a reliable Rolex map, on the Arctic ice. In the previous explorers recorded the thick ice, Hubert found that the thin ice, and grinding of the sea. It took 106 days, Hubert and his partner Dixie dansercoer find a new leap forward.