A collection of imagery found online or used in my blog posts.
The cutaway view, created by eliminating the hull detail from the original side view, scanning it into the computer and using MSPaint to draw the decks and chambers.
Just how many shipping routes could there be in the ALIEN universe?
Still amazed to see a box with this ship on it!
The original Halcyon Nostromo kit plan drawing combined into a 3-view.
The USS Sulaco!
A nice shot of the exterior Nostromo set.
The Overmonitoring Address Matrix, circa 2002.
MOL Triumph docked at the port of Southampton, May 11, 2017. Photo: Andrew McAlpine
C-Deck from the opening scenes of ALIEN: C-Deck (3 of 4).
C-Deck Vehicle Stowage Area (1 of 3).
Eaves, pen at the ready! (Photo property of StarTrek.com)
The Mattel Intellivision game console, circa 1979
Farside Lunar Mining
Wear ’em if ya got ’em
My copy of “NOSTROMO : The Landing”, by Simon Atkinson. (3 of 200)
NOSTROMO : The Landing, by Simon Atkinson. (Photo used by permission)
“Wreck”. H. R. Giger
Shawn’s Nostromo map, drawn up in three weeks!
The master copy of the cutaway drawing, before detailing the interior.
Andy Rowlands (center), part of an imposing squad of Colonial Marines!
Stars of the Middle Heavens. Compiled by Scott Middlebrook. Starship Traffic Control Authority.
Weyland-Yutani original desktop
“Money’s safe. Let’s take her down…” 2
Against the backdrop of the Zeta 2 Reticuli system. 3
Nostromo’s path into the planetary system, from The Nostromo Files, circa 1990
An Apollo Command Module, c. 1970
Set plans for the main deck, redressed as Deck A and Deck B.
Here’s a port side view of the turbines that might drive those massive thrusters.
The airlock hatch, after.
Red Star Lines
And now we know who woke up second.
The twin stars of Zeta Reticuli can be seen at the far right. (Image credit: Google Sky)
B-Deck. At the time, I imagined the airlock/elevator lift to be portside, guessing from the camera angles in the film as a basis for the decision. I also added another shuttle. Note the retractable starboard docking tube up front.
Lockmart’s modified CM-88B Bison Transport
Bow view of Nostromo
Map of Arrakis
Bill Pearson, in the workshop with an unidentified miniature.
Sketch 29. Image property of William Cheng. Used with permission.
Five concept drawings of a rotating Nostromo.
Aft view of Scratchbuilt Nostromo, by CineSFX Fred
Lambert and Dallas ponder the pilot.
Concept art of an artificial island, with plans for a port, cargo terminal and even an airport.
“Alien III, front view (version 3)”. H. R. Giger
Sketch #27. Image property of William Cheng. Used with permission.
A different view of the trio and pilot.
This title card establishes the amount of ore aboard the refinery.
Veronica Cartwright, donning her spacesuit costume.
Vector adaptations are based on Brandon Gamm’s icons on The Noun Project, posted by louh
Version 2, Nostromo patch inverted, highlighting the mineral treasures of Thedus…
Deck 7, Deck 8. Drawn by Vader (Jussi Myllyluoma).
The cover of the (brief) 2012 eBook release.
E. L. Ripley
Thinking Cap version
B-Deck ladder way junction (2 of 2).
The Travels of Joseph Conrad
Ridleygram Nostromo separated landing on planet
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Our new Data Entry Operator (DEO), Edina Monsoon, armed with the (ahem) essentials needed for the job.
Nostromo, traveling to Earth
C-Deck from the opening scenes of ALIEN: C-Deck (1 of 4).
Deck 3, Deck 4. Drawn by Vader (Jussi Myllyluoma).
Where’s that pesky airlock & science blister?
Terran Trade Authority Avery ‘Hornet’
Sketch #39. Image property of William Cheng. Used with permission.
Gateway, by Frederik Pohl
The forward lift-assist trio of engines below the bridge, courtesy of John Eaves
(from the Internet Movie Database)
Balji coasters, perfect for that ice-cold Aspen
Passageway (Ron Cobb)
The Nostromo/Refinery complex enter the planetary system
A version of the base plate and Scott Middlebrook’s flight plan, with additional cartographic elements.
“Prime ventral. Prime dorsal.” 1
‘Our Future Fears’, by Vincent Di Fate, 1977
Screen capture from the Eaglemoss Shop web site.
An illustration of my port side lift location. This was corrected when Graham drew his plans.