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1906 - 1969
Writer

Pen name(s) used by Willy Ley:

Robert Willey

Biography

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