MAN MADE OBJECTS ORBITING VENUS

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.

COSPAR IDname typemissionquantitymassstatusdate/epoch (UTC)
1975-050A4V-1 No.660 (KTDU-425A)Venus orbiterVENERA 91EOM, defunctMarch 26, 1976
1975-050APENNANTS?Commemorative itemsVENERA 9?fixed to the orbiterMarch 26, 1976
1975-054A4V-1 No.661 (KTDU-425A)Venus orbiterVENERA 101EOM, defunct, Venus atmospheric entry?March 26, 1976
1975-054APENNANTS?Commemorative itemsVENERA 10?fixed to the orbiterMarch 26, 1976
1983-053A4V-2 No.860 (KTDU-425A)Venus orbiterVENERA 151EOM, defunctJuly 10, 1984
1983-053APENNANTS?Commemorative itemsVENERA 151?fixed to the orbiterJuly 10, 1984
1983-054A4V-2 No.861 (KTDU-425A)Venus orbiterVENERA 161EOM, defunctJuly 10, 1984
1983-054APENNANTS?Commemorative itemsVENERA 161?fixed to the orbiterJuly 10, 1984
2010-020DAKATSUKI VENUS CLIMATE ORBITER (VCO, PLANET C)Venus orbiterAKATSUKI1activeDecember 7, 2015