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Willy Ley

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Willy Ley
Ley in 1954
Willy Otto Oskar Ley

(1906-10-02)October 2, 1906
DiedJune 24, 1969(1969-06-24) (aged 62)
Other namesRobert Wiley
Occupation(s)science writer and historian of science
Childrendaughters Sandra and Xenia
US citizen (1944)
Worldcon Guest of Honor (1953)

Willy Otto Oskar Ley (October 2, 1906 – June 24, 1969) was a German-American science writer and rocket scientist. He was a known supporter of cryptozoology. The crater Ley on the far side of the Moon is named in his honor.


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  1. "Willy Ley Collection". National Air and Space Archives. NASM archives. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-04-18. Retrieved 2022-05-11.