Second man to walk on moon marries at 93
Buzz Aldrin, one of only four people alive to have walked on the moon, has married for the fourth time.
The famed astronaut, who celebrated his 93rd birthday on January 21, tied the knot with his long-term girlfriend, Anca Faur who is 30 years younger than him.
The two love birds exchanged vows in a private ceremony in Los Angeles, United States.
Faur, 63, has a PhD in chemical engineering.
“On my 93rd birthday and the day I will be honoured by Living Legends of Aviation I am pleased to announce that my long-time love Dr Anca Faur and I have tied the knot,” Aldrin shared the news of his fourth marriage with his 1.5 million followers on Twitter.
The post, which has been viewed 24 million times and liked by 150,000 users, shows the pilot in a tuxedo with military decorations. Faur wearing a sheet wedding dress with floral designs.
Aldrin was part of the historic 1969 Apollo 11 mission alongside Neil Armstrong.
Aldrin who at one point was one of the most famous men on the planet is the second person to have walked on the moon.
He had stepped on the lunar surface 19 minutes after Armstrong did so.
The mission was televised to an estimated audience of 600 million people. At the time, it marked the largest audience in the history of television.
The event made, something he has said he had not anticipated at the time.
Before joining Nasa in 1963, Aldrin piloted fighter planes for the US Air Force during the Korean War.
He retired from Nasa in 1971, going on to found the non-profit ShareSpace Foundation, an organisation to promote the expansion of crewed space exploration.
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