Willy Ley

Physicist, Author

1906 – 1969

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Who was Willy Ley?

Willy Ley was a German-American science writer, spaceflight advocate, and historian of science who helped popularize rocketry, spaceflight, and natural history in both Germany and the United States. The crater Ley on the far side of the Moon is named in his honor.

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Born
Oct 2, 1906
Berlin
Also known as
  • Robert Wiley
  • Willy Otto Oskar Ley
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Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
  • Germany
Profession
Education
  • Humboldt University of Berlin
Died
Jun 24, 1969
Jackson Heights

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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