Non-exhaustive list of artificial objects that are currently orbiting the planet Venus. It is not precisely known whether some of them have already decayed or not.
5 artificial objects have been identified. Spacecraft that are still in their systemic context, i.e. still operational, are highlighted in bold.
|COSPAR ID||name||type||mission||quantity||status||date/epoch (UTC)|
|1975-050A||4V-1 No.660 (KTDU-425A)||Venus orbiter||VENERA 9||1||EOM, inactive||March 26, 1976|
|1975-054A||4V-1 No.661 (KTDU-425A)||Venus orbiter||VENERA 10||1||EOM, inactive, Venus atmospheric entry?||March 26, 1976|
|1983-053A||4V-2 No.860 (KTDU-425A)||Venus orbiter||VENERA 15||1||EOM, inactive||July 10, 1984|
|1983-054A||4V-2 No.861 (KTDU-425A)||Venus orbiter||VENERA 16||1||EOM, inactive||July 10, 1984|
|2010-020D||AKATSUKI VENUS CLIMATE ORBITER (VCO, PLANET C)||Venus orbiter||AKATSUKI||1||active||December 7, 2015|