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Visions of Ryugu: The Funny (and Scary) Asteroid Predictions by Japan's Hayabusa2 Team

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Elizabeth Tasker, responsible for global outreach on Hayabusa2, had one more amusing view to add: "Sometimes auto-translators give very strange suggestions when converting Japanese into English. One translation said Hayabusa2 would be collecting 'LEGO squirrels' from Ryugu," she said. "However, the correct translation is actually 'regolith'!"

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