Buzz Aldrin, NASA Astronaut, Marries for the Fourth Time at 93


Buzz Aldrin, NASA Astronaut, Marries for the Fourth Time at 93

At 93 years of age, astronaut and lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin has once again tied the knot, marrying his longtime love, Dr. Ana Faur. The couple, who have been dating for many years, announced their union on Twitter, with Aldrin describing the occasion as "exciting as eloping teenagers." "On my 93rd birthday & the day I will also be honored by Living Legends of Aviation I am pleased to announce that my longtime love Dr.

Anca Faur & I have tied the knot.We were joined in holy matrimony in a small private ceremony in Los Angeles & are as excited as eloping teenagers," Aldrin tweeted.

The Ceremony

The ceremony took place in a small, private setting in Los Angeles, and was attended by close friends and family.

In his tweet, Aldrin also mentioned that the wedding coincided with his 93rd birthday and an event at which he was being honored by the Living Legends of Aviation.

The Bride

Dr. Ana Faur, 63, holds the position of executive vice president at Buzz Aldrin Ventures LLC, a company that Aldrin founded.

According to her LinkedIn profile, she has been with the company since 2019, and holds a PhD in chemical engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.

Aldrin's Past Marriages

This marks the fourth marriage for the legendary astronaut, who previously wed Joan Ann Archer, Beverly Van Zile, and Lois Driggs Cannon.

He has three children with his first wife, and one grandson from his daughter Janice.

Moon Landing and Beyond

Aldrin is best known for being the second man to set foot on the Moon, following Neil Armstrong, on July 20, 1969, as part of the Apollo 11 mission.

He retired from NASA in 1971 and later founded the ShareSpace Foundation, a non-profit organization that promotes the expansion of manned space exploration. After his historic achievement, Aldrin went through a difficult period in his life, dealing with depression and alcoholism. He has been "clean" for over 40 years.