Can airplanes fly in the stratosphere?

Answer Airplanes are generally not allowed to fly into the stratosphere nor are they capable because of the thinness of the air, according to Weather Questions. Some special planes, such as a U-2, can fly... Read More »

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What is the stratosphere?

The stratosphere is the second layer of the atmosphere as one moves away from the Earth. It lies between the troposphere and the mesosphere. The stratosphere begins about 8 miles above the Earth's ... Read More »

Where is the Stratosphere hotel?

The Stratosphere Las Vegas Hotel & Casino is in Las Vegas, Nevada. Located at 2000 Las Vegas Blvd. S., it boasts an 80,000-square-foot casino, six restaurants, two wedding chapels and two swimming ... Read More »

What is the stratosphere made of?

The stratosphere consists of nitrogen, oxygen and argon, as well as water, ozone and carbon dioxide, according to NASA. The stratosphere includes a layer of ozone that absorbs approximately 98 perc... Read More »

What is the composition of the stratosphere?

The stratosphere contains a relative abundance of ozone and a low frequency of water vapor. Other than these two differences, the composition of the stratosphere chemically similar to the lower atm... Read More »