THEY TAKE SMALL STEPS FOR THEM, BIG STEPS FOR HUMANITY
July 16, 1969 was one of the most important days in world history. Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins were launched from Earth on an unprecedented mission to send humanity to the moon for the first time. And humanity for the first time walked on the surface of the earth’s satellite Moon. Buzz Aldrin followed Neil Armstrong, the first person to emerge from a spacecraft and walk on the Moon, taking steps he said “small for me, big for humanity”. 54 years after these historical moments, only he is alive from the team.
The legendary trio of the Apollo 11 flight, where the first moonwalk was made: Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins
This legendary astronaut, whose real name is Edwin but uses the nickname ‘Buzz’ given to him instead of his own name, is legendary with the US flag he picked up and waving when he set foot on the moon, and the main character ‘Buzz Lightyear’ in Toy Story, one of the world’s most popular animated films, is named after him. was created by inspiration. Buzz retired in 1971, two years after returning from the Moon, but never left space.
This photo of Buzz Aldrin is also the first space ‘selfie’
54 YEARS AFTER STILL WORKING ON SPACE
Buzz Aldrin, who founded a space company and wrote books, is a person who says that the future of humanity is in space and even claims that we should colonize Mars. The former astronaut claims that if we do not do this, we will be erased from history, and he continues to work for this cause despite his advancing age, since the salvation of the human race is in space.
But space shouldn’t be the only thing that connects him to life, Aldrin made a beautiful show on his 93rd birthday. news He both surprised and delighted everyone. On the day Buzz Aldrin turned 93, 63-year-old Dr. He announced that he was married to Anca Faur.
MARRIED ON THE 93TH BIRTHDAY
The couple looks very happy in the photos shared by Buzz Aldrin on his Twitter account, Buzz Aldrin in his groom’s suit decorated with various medals described himself and his wife as “excited and happy like a couple of teenagers who got married by running away”. It is known that he works in Aldrin’s company and the couple has been in love for a long time.
NEW WIFE IS ALSO SCIENTIFIC
The wedding date of the couple, who got married in Los Angeles, is twice special, as it is both Buzz Aldrin’s 93rd birthday and the day this ‘footed date’ received the ‘Living Aviation Legends’ award. 30 years younger than himself Anca FaurHer marriage to ‘ is Buzz Aldrin’s fourth marriage. But like her husband Buzz, Faur is a name from the world of science. The fresh bride holds a PhD in chemical engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and has also served as treasurer of the California Hydrogen Business Council.
FIGHT WITH DEPRESSION AND ALCOHOLISM
Buzz Aldrin was married to Joan Ann Archer from 1954 to 1974, to Beverly Van Zile from 1975 to 1978, and to Lois Driggs Cannon from 1988 to 2012. Aldrin has three children from his first wife, James, Janice, and Andrew. Buzz Aldrin explained that after he entered the history books, he was struggling with a dark period in his life where he did not know what to do. He battled depression and alcoholism, but has now been sober for over 40 years. In 2002, Aldrin punched a man who claimed the moon landing mission was fake and ‘staged’ and asked him to take an oath on the Bible; however, the assault charge against him was dropped and he escaped punishment.
HE HAS BEEN COURT WITH HIS CHILDREN
Five years ago, Buzz Aldrin sued two of his children, Andrew and Janice, and former business manager Christina Korp for allegedly stealing money from him and slandering him to seize his inheritance, claiming he had dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Buzz Aldrin dropped the case in 2019 after his two children withdrew their petitions to get custody of their business.
Buzz Aldrin It came to the fore in 2007 with facelift surgery. The famous astronaut explained that the ‘g-forces he was exposed to in space’ caused a droopy chin and that’s why he had the surgery. Buzz, who has now become a popular culture item, has also appeared as a supporting actor in popular American television programs such as Big Bang Theory, The Simpsons and 30 Rock.
The jacket that Buzz Aldrin wore on his first historic mission to the moon’s surface in 1969 sold for around $2.8 million last year, setting a record for that sale price. Buzz Aldrin wore this jacket to and from the moon. The jacket remains from a space flight and is the only garment open to private ownership.