Upworth was a crewmember aboard the colonization spacecraft USCSS Covenant. She was the wife of Ricks. She was serving on the Covenant during its disastrous voyage to Origae-6, during which it suffered several catastrophes that resulted in the loss of most of the ship's crew and its hijacking by David.
Upworth, along with her husband, remained on the Covenant in orbit while the ground team explored Planet 4. They were later killed together by the Xenomorph that was born aboard the vessel shortly after it erupted from from Sergeant Lopé.