in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Journalism; History of Science and Technology. 1835 words.
Ley, Willy (02 October 1906–24 June 1969), science journalist and spaceflight publicist, was born in Berlin, Germany, the son of Julius Otto Ley, a wine merchant, and Frida May. Educated in...