Close
Trending Articles
Featured Blogs
Featured Merchandise
Scified Network

Nostromo AUTO-DESTRUCT control panel

0 Upvotes2 RepliesUpvoteAdd A Reply
Forum Topic

Mike Mac

Oct-18-2017 11:26 AM

Hey, all:  does anyone know who designed the red on black instructions panel Ripley used to trigger the destruction of the Nostromo.  As details go, it was one hell of a prop.  Puts all other spaceship controls to shame, given its matter of fact guidance for detonating something the size of a city.

I wrote to Ron Cobb on his website and he was decent enough to reply quickly, saying thanks but that it hadn't been his, then recommended I ask around.

That said - any ideas?  Hoping to find a vendor of prints, posters, etc or a detailed PDF, at least.

Welcome feedback, when you consider how grim and practical those steps were, for detonating something the size of Manhattan.  The words "Scuttle Procedure" make it sound very orderly.

Thanks and best,

Mike Mac, Boston, MA

2 Responses to Nostromo AUTO-DESTRUCT control panel

I Raptus

Oct-18-2017 2:34 PM

This very interesting article will answer your question, among other things :-)

https://typesetinthefuture.com/2014/12/01/alien/

Wwarez

Mar-20-2018 10:56 AM

I thought it was great how they recreated this in the Alien: Isolation video game

Sign in to add a reply to this topic!

New Topics

ADVERTISEMENT

Latest Activity
Member
Gmkgoji started a new discussion: UPDATE 2:Godzilla comic on the Godzilla Movies forum
Member
Gmkgoji replied to LEGO rodan

ADVERTISEMENT

Scified is an entertainment media network covering the latest news on the most popular, upcoming science fiction movies, games and television. All content is property of Scified.com unless otherwise stated. Images and names of content we promote, discuss, review or report are property of their respective owners. Scified is independantly owned and operated by a team of dedicated sci-fi movie fans, who strive to provide the best information and community experience for other like-minded sci-fi movie enthusiasts.

© 2019 Scified.com