She dons a spacesuit and opens the shuttle’s airlock, causing explosive decompression which forces the Alien into the shuttle’s open doorway.
Ash taunts them about their chances of survival against the “perfect organism.” Parker turns a flamethrower on Ash.
Ripley activates the engines, blasting the alien into space.
After recording the ship’s final log entry, she places herself and Jones into stasis for the voyage home.
The crew are unable to remove the creature from Kane’s face, as its grip is strong and its blood is an extremely corrosive acid. Since attacking the creature with conventional weapons could result in its corrosive blood breaching the ship’s hull, the crew attempts to locate and capture it with motion trackers, nets, electric prods, and flamethrowers.
Brett is sent to look for the crew’s cat, Jones, and the now fully grown alien attacks him and disappears with his body into the air shafts.