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On Tuesday, February 12, 2019, NASA declared that Mars rover Opportunity’s mission was officially over. During Opportunity’s fifteen-year mission it captured over 217,000 images and other data, including a confirmation of the presence of water. But what if these reports of water on Mars and the possibility that it could sustain life were part of a process of slow disclosure, where the US government slowly releases previously classified information incrementally over time to avoid public panic? What if there was a bigger revelation to be found than the presence of water? What if we have already been to Mars?