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Pilot Felix Baumgartner of Austria (L) and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon smile as they talk to each other during a photo opportunity at the UN headquarters in New York, October 23, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Pilot Felix Baumgartner of Austria (L) and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon smile as they talk to each other during a photo opportunity at the UN headquarters in New York, October 23, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Pilot Felix Baumgartner of Austria (L) and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon smile as they talk to each other during a photo opportunity at the UN headquarters in New York, October 23, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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