MAN MADE OBJECTS ON COMET 9/TEMPEL 1

Non-exhaustive list of artificial objects that have reached the surface of 9P/Tempel 1, which is a 5.58-year periodic Jupiter-family comet.

The NASA Deep Impact probe fired an impactor at the comet in July 2005 and pictured the resulting ejecta.

COSPAR IDname typemissionquantity on surfacemass (kg)statusdate/epoch (UTC)
2005-001DSMART IMPACTOR/DII (DEEP IMPACT IMPACTOR)impactorDEEP IMPACT/EPOXI (DISCOVERY 8)scattered364.00fired, impactJuly 4, 2005