PHOTOS: Take a Flight on a U-2 Spy Plane

ABC News' Jon Karl gets a rare ride.

Take a Flight on a U-2 Spy Plane

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At any given moment, you can look up and know that somewhere above Earth, a U-2 spy plane is probably gliding, at the edge of space, watching and listening. At left, a view of Earth from 72,000 feet, shot by ABC News' Jonathan Karl, who was invited to take an exclusive ride. (Jonathan Karl/ABC News)
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