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\caption{Dangers of particles in space}
Size & Lethal to Operational Spacecraft & Number in Orbit & Trackable & Produces Lethal Fragments When Impacting An Operational Spacecraft \\
Small (\SI{<1}{\centi\meter} & (Usually) Not & Millions & No & No\\\addlinespace
Medium (\SIrange{1}{10}{\centi\meter}) & Usually & $\sim$500,000 in LEO & No & Maybe\\\addlinespace
Large (\SI{>10}{\centi\meter}) & (Almost) Always & $\sim$22,000 & Yes & Yes -- 100s to 10,000s\\
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