Willy Ley


  • Legal Name: Ley, Willy
  • Place of Birth: Berlin, Germany
  • Date of Birth: October 02, 1906
  • Date of Death: June 24, 1969
  • Pseudonym:
  • Pseudonym of: John Brown


Ley's book Die Moglichkeit der Weltraumfahrt (1928) inspired Lang's film F,Frau im Mond (1929), which in turn inspired a generation of Germans to take up rocketry (The first V2 rockets had Frau im Mond painted on them).



  • 1953. Excellence in Fact Articles Hugo, Special Awards
  • 1956. Best Feature Writer Hugo, Special Awards
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