David Bowie?s Space Oddity was released in 1969, during the Cold War, the Space Race, and in the year that the first American astronaut landed on the moon>. The cultural impact of the song, however, was strong. The song showed us the superstitions of the time period and the themes and fears of the space program< which made Space Oddity an item of historical significance. Later, Chris Hadfield?s> cover of the song would restore the former popularity and recognition of the song. Listen to Space Oddity at https://plus.google.com/106272967965782931621.