Second man to walk on the moon married on his 93rd birthday – Buzz Aldrin’s message on Twitter

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Legendary American astronaut Buzz Aldrin, a member of the Apollo 11 mission and the second man to walk on the Moon, announced today that he married his longtime partner yesterday, Friday, on his 93rd birthday.

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Aldrin and Anka Fore, executive vice president of Buzz Aldrin Ventures, formalized their union with a private ceremony.

“On my 93rd birthday (…) I’m happy to announce that my longtime sweetheart, Dr. Anka Fore, and I got married,” the astronaut tweeted, posting a photo of himself and Fore, who is 63. , according to American media. “We joined the holy bonds of matrimony in a small private ceremony in Los Angeles (western United States) and are excited like teenagers.”

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According to her LinkedIn profile, Anka For received a PhD in chemical engineering in 1996 from the University of Pittsburgh. Before joining Buzz Aldrin Ventures, he worked at chemical companies Union Carbide and Johnson Matthey. He has also served as treasurer of a hydrogen lobby, the California Hydrogen Business Council.

Buzz Aldrin’s three previous marriages ended in divorce.

The American astronaut is the last survivor of the Apollo 11 mission, during which he and Neil Armstrong became the first humans to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.

Michael Collins, the third member of the mission and commander of the spacecraft that remained in orbit around the Moon while his colleagues walked on its surface, died in April 2021, and Armstrong in 2012.

After leaving the American space agency (NASA) in 1971, Buzz Aldrin remained an ardent supporter of space travel, according to APE-MPE.

A crater on the Moon, located near where the Apollo 11 mission landed, is named after him.

Source: News Beast

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