The Challenger exploded on this day in 1986. Guess I can’t think of any better tribute than David Bowie’s “Space Oddity.”

UPDATE: Just realized Pete Seeger died last night. So here’s a second Daylight Video, and we’ll be featuring Pete’s music later in the day.

Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore is a political columnist for New York and managing editor at the Democratic Strategist website. He was a contributing writer at the Washington Monthly from January 2012 until November 2015, and was the principal contributor to the Political Animal blog.