Originally posted on The Nostromo Files:
? The retro-futurist design aesthetic of Ridley Scott‘s Alien lends authenticity to the depiction of the commercial towing vehicle, Nostromo, that veteran of untold ore-processing runs in the service of Weyland-Yutani’s extra-solar mining division. The “truckers in space” conceit gains credibility through the unique computer graphics of that fictional vessel.…