Retired astronaut, the second man to walk on the lunar surface, and his partner Anca Faur were over-the-moon excited to tie the knot.
In a small private ceremony in Los Angeles, the two became husband and wife on Friday, which also marked Aldrin’s 93rd birthday. In a Twitter post, Aldrin said he and his partner were “as excited as eloping teenagers” on the special day.
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
— Dr. Buzz Aldrin (@TheRealBuzz) January 21, 2023
In 1969, Aldrin accompaniedduring NASA’s historic Apollo 11 mission, the first to land people on the moon.
Aldrin retired from NASA in 1971 and has since become .
His partner, Faur, is the executive vice president of Buzz Aldrin Ventures LLC. Aldrin said on Twitter that the two have been a pair for more than four years, traveling the world together and spending time with Faur’s grandchildren.