Tassie man to try lifestyle of Mars Sunday Tasmanian

A Tasmanian is the lead designer for an Australian project simulating life in a colony on Mars. The Australian Mars Analogue Research Station will be established at Arkaroola in the northern Flinders Ranges of South Australia. David Willson, 44, who is a mechanical project engineer with SEMF Holdings in Hobart, is doing the Mars project in his spare time for nothing. Mr Willson said he expected the space station to be built in Tasmania or Victoria.