Are there any current photos or video from the Mars2020 spacecraft, or since the first burn? It would be cool to check on this daily/weekly.

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    $\begingroup$ There's nothing to take a picture with. The lander and the helicopter are between the heat shield and back shell, and will remain there until the vehicle reaches Mars. $\endgroup$ Aug 1, 2020 at 14:56
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    $\begingroup$ Well, there was video of the launch and first burn. Was this only from the rocket stage? $\endgroup$
    – Mike
    Aug 1, 2020 at 19:35
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    $\begingroup$ @Mike yes, these views were from the Atlas rocket. Live-stream cameras are useful during a launch for engineering analysis of the very-visual processes going on. Running live-stream cameras on space probes that are not meant for that purpose serves pretty much only as a PR benefit, and there's not much to see anyway. $\endgroup$ Aug 1, 2020 at 20:44
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    $\begingroup$ I’m voting to close this question because there's nothing to take a picture with. $\endgroup$ Aug 2, 2020 at 0:32
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    $\begingroup$ voting to LEAVE OPEN because this question can be answered, see for example NASA asteroid camera spots China's Tianwen-1 Mars spacecraft speeding away from Earth and also When was the last time that Starman/Roadster was seen? I think there's more to be learned by allowing answers to be posted than by blocking others from a chance to post an answer. $\endgroup$
    – uhoh
    Aug 2, 2020 at 1:42


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