NASA Hides Science Behind Paywalls

Water for Future Mars Astronauts?, LANL

"Perhaps most notable among findings from the ChemCam team is that all of the dust and fine soil contains small amounts of water."

A Martian Igneous Rock That's Surprisingly Earth-like, Caltech

"But Curiosity is far more than a one-trick rover, and in a paper published today in the journal Science, a team of MSL scientists reports its analysis of a surprisingly Earth-like Martian rock that offers new insight into the history of Mars's interior and suggests parts of the red planet may be more like our own than we ever knew."

NASA paywalls first papers arising from Curiosity rover, I am setting them free, Michael EIsen

"The Mars Curiosity rover has been a huge boon for NASA - tapping into the public's fascination with space exploration and the search for life on other planets. Its landing was watched live by millions of people, and interest in the photos and videos it is collecting is so great, that NASA has had to relocate its servers to deal with the capacity. So what does NASA do to reward this outpouring of public interest (not to mention to $2.5 billion taxpayer dollars that made it possible)? They publish the first papers to arise from the project behind a Science magazine's paywall."

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