Astronaut Buzz Aldrin marries longtime like on 93rd birthday

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Astronaut Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin declared on Facebook that he has married his “longtime love” in a little ceremony in Los Angeles.

Aldrin, who manufactured historical past along with Neil Armstrong as the initially individuals to established foot on the surface area of the moon, mentioned the marriage took place on Friday, which was his 93rd birthday.

“I am happy to announce that my longtime like and lover, Dr. Anca V Faur, and I have tied the knot. We were being joined in holy matrimony in a tiny personal ceremony in Los Angeles, and are as enthusiastic as eloping young people,” he wrote.

The publish been given 53,000 Facebook “likes” and “loves” by Saturday and was accompanied by several photos of the newlyweds.

On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Armstrong and Aldrin produced their historic wander on the lunar floor, satisfying a vow by the late President John F. Kennedy to send out a manned crew to the moon and safely return them to Earth. Michael Collins was the third member of the crew.

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