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The Adowa was a scout vessel registered to the Weyland-Yutani Corporation.
Behind the Scenes
The Adowa and this timeline event are referenced in Nostromo Flight Plan, an Easter Egg on the Alien 20th Anniversary Edition DVD.
From the main menu use your remote to highlight "Scene Selection" then press your Right button.
Press your Enter button and you'll be taken to the 'USCSS Nostromo flight plan' complete with crew manifest which includes this ship and event within Lambert's biography.