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Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the Moon, married on his 93rd birthday


“We are as excited as runaway teenagers,” the legendary astronaut wrote on Twitter. Friday, January 20, his birthday, he married his partner, 30 years his junior.

There is no age for great declarations.

Indeed, the legendary astronaut Buzz Aldrin, aged 93, created the surprise, Friday, January 20, by announcing that he had married the same day with his longtime partner, a certain Anca Faur, 30 years his junior.

The date of the festivities had not been chosen at random, since the nonagenarian was celebrating his birthday.

"We're as excited as runaway teenagers," the former Apollo 11 mission member and second man to walk on the moon said on Twitter.

“I am happy to announce that my long-time love, Dr. Anca Faur, and I are married


” he wrote, accompanying his message with two photos taken on the day of their union.

The couple took their vows in a private ceremony in Los Angeles.

As far as we know, Anca Faur, 63, has been the executive vice-president of the company Buzz Aldrin Ventures since 2019. On her Linkedin profile, we can also note that she has a doctorate in engineering. chemical.

Prior to that, she worked as treasurer for the California Hydrogen Business Council, a hydrogen and fuel cell lobby.

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three weddings

Buzz Aldrin is the second human being to have set foot on the moon, during the Apollo 11 mission's space journey. Indeed, it was his partner Neil Armstrong, who died in 2012, who first left the rocket July 20, 1969. Michael Collins, who was the third member of the crew, died in April 2021. Buzz Aldrin is thus the last survivor of the Apollo 11 mission.

In addition, the latter was married three times, before meeting his current wife.

He has three children - James, Janice and Andrew - from his first union with Joan Archer when he was 24.

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Source: lefigaro

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