The universe of ALIEN has developed a list of names, places, dates, and things over the past 40 years.

Our Google Calendar This Date Aboard the Nostromo (TDAN) tracks important events relating to the Nostromo and her crew.


The events in this calendar, relating to the crew and Nostromo, were compiled into a graphical timeline. This makes it easier to see the relationship of the events. Click the image and then enlarge it to see the details.

The Nostromo Files Graphical Timeline



  • Visit Scott Middlebrook’s annotated The Alien Universe Timeline for additional information related to the Nostromo and it’s crew, and other events far beyond Alien. Scott has included notations about the information.
  • Visit Clara’s Alien + Blade Runner Shared Universe Timeline for information related to the prequels, and the implied connections to the Blade Runner universe.

References for TDAN:

Alien: 20th Anniversary Special Edition DVD. Flight plan found in the hidden extras. June 1, 1999. Crew bios there were written by Charles de Lauzirika.

The Alien Universe Timeline, by Scott Middlebrook.