DEEP SPACE PROBES AND OTHER MANMADE OBJECTS BEYOND NEAR EARTH SPACE: SUMMARY

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last updated 22 October 2016

Summary of listed objects:

Status and LocationFunctioningDefunctBoostersDebrisTotal
   orbiting Earth (distant) 3 3 19 4 29
   orbiting the Moon 3 3 0 0 6
   orbiting the Sun 17 57 115 40 229
   orbiting Venus 1 5 1 0 7
   orbiting Mars 6 8 1 2 17
   orbiting (1) Ceres 1 0 0 0 1
   orbiting Jupiter 1 0 0 0 1
   orbiting Saturn 1 0 0 0 1
Total in orbit 33 76 136 46 291
Solar system escape 3 2 1 2 8
   on the Moon 6 35 0 64 105
   on Mercury 0 0 0 1 1
   on Venus 0 13 0 15 28
   on Mars 2 9 0 28 39
   on (433) Eros 0 1 0 0 1
   on (25143) Itokawa 0 0 0 1 1
   on 9P/Tempel 1 0 0 0 1 1
   on 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko 0 2 0 0 2
   in Jupiter 0 0 0 2 2
   on Titan 0 1 0 2 3
Total on planets/asteroids/moons 8 61 0 114 183
Grand Total 44 139 137 162 482

For full listing see Deep space probes and other manmade objects beyond near Earth space.


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