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Cosmonauts Oleg Kotov (top) and Sergey Ryazansky perform a handoff of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games Torch during a spacewalk outside the International Space Station on November 9, 2013 (AFP Photo / NASA)

November 10, 2013

Russian cosmonauts Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazansky have taken the Olympics’ main symbol into space outside the station, handing it to one another in an imitation of a more down-to-earth torch relay.

November 10, 2013

Cosmonaut Oleg Kotov holds the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games Torch during a spacewalk outside the International Space Station on November 9, 2013 (AFP Photo / NASA)

November 10, 2013

Cosmonauts Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazansky perform a handoff of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games Torch during a spacewalk outside the International Space Station on November 9, 2013 (AFP Photo / NASA)

November 10, 2013

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