Willy Ley lecture about aliens1958 (Audio)


23 May 1958, Dr Willy Ley audio about extraterrestrials

Willy Ley speaks about flying saucers and extraterrestrials in New York City symposium on the 23 May 1958. Dr Ley was on very good terms with Dr Orberth and Wernher Von Braun. Willy Ley is mostly known for his comic books, what is less known about him, is that he was also a scientist. He wrote books like "Rockets missiles and space travel". But also he wrote books together with Werhner von Braun like "The Exploration of Mars".

At 12:52 Willy Ley mentions the Dutch scientist Christiaan Huygens 14 April 1629 - 8 July 1695. Huygens hypothesize on the possibility of extraterrestrial life in his Cosmotheoros, which was published shortly before his death in 1695.