Named the Sphinx Station, with ‘Sphinx’ in Russian serving as an abbreviation for Short for Super Functional Integrated Communicative System, the system was designed by Azrikan in 1987 in collaboration with A.Kolotushkin and V. Goessen, following an assignment from the Soviet State Committee for Science and Technology to create a ‘revolutionary computer’.


AKA if Soviets did set design for Alien.

Fascinating. Needless to say, I never hear about this sort of stuff.

posted by johan: 225 days ago