Stratosphere

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Space Shuttle Endeavour appears tae straidle the stratosphere an mesosphere in this photo. "The orange layer is the troposphere, whaur aw o the wather an cloods which we teepically watch an experience are generatit an conteened. This orange layer gies wey tae the whitish Stratosphere an then intae the Mesosphere."[1] (The shuttle is actually orbitin at mair nor 320 km (200 mi) in altitude, far abuin this transeetion layer.)

The stratosphere is the seicont major layer o Yird's atmosphere, juist abuin the troposphere, an ablo the mesosphere. Aboot 20% o the atmosphere's mass is conteened in the stratosphere.

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  1. "ISS022-E-062672 caption". NASA. Retrieved 21 September 2012.