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Insight Mars Lander Mission Completed (PMLCAP)

December 27, 2022

According to an announcement by NASA,
Insight Mars Lander, whose polymer multi-layer capacitors (PMLCAP) were used for seismometer.
Insight Mars Lander operated for four years, exceeding its originally planned two-year activity, but ended its mission when communications were lost.

The seismometer had 32 PMLCAPs on board and will remain on Mars forever.

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