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researcher , Space engineer

Wilfried Ley, German Space engineer, researcher. Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Luft-und Raumfahrt.

Background

Ley, Wilfried was born on June 21, 1944 in Neunkirchen, Germany. Son of Johann and Christina (Fuchs) Ley.

Education

Master of Science, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, 1968. Dipl-Ing, Technology University Aachen, Germany, 1969. Dr-Ing., Technology University Bochum, Germany, 1981.

ProfDrIng, University Applied Engineering, Aachen, 1988.

Career

Scientist DFVLR/Space Simulation, Cologne, Germany, 1969-1980, DFVLR/Program Planning, Cologne, 1980-1985. Head department space utilization DFVLR, 1985-1988. Lecturer University Applied Engineering, Aachen, 1983-1988, professor Institute Space Technology, since 1988, vice dean, since 1992, head aeronautical and astronautical technical, 1999.

Consultant DARA, Godesberg, Germany, 1989-1992, CAE, Stolberg, Germany, 1989-1991, ESTEC, Noordwijk, Netherlands, 1995-1996. Member space system technical committee Institut für Angewandte Festkörperphysik, Paris, 1990-1995. Coordinator space station working group Legal Framework for the Commercial Use of Outer Space, 1998.

Membership

Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Luft-und Raumfahrt.

Connections

Married Marita Meis, November 22, 1969. Children: Ingo, Astrid.

father:
Johann Ley

mother:
Christina (Fuchs) Ley

spouse:
Marita Meis

children:
Astrid Ley

Ingo Ley