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galactic

1. Astronomy of or relating to a galaxy, esp the Galaxy
2. Med of or relating to milk
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While the first passenger flights aren't planned until 2009, Virgin Galactic representatives said they anticipate they will unveil the first of a fleet of spaceships -- SpaceShipTwo -- in 2007.
The pop entrepreneur founded the space tourism company Virgin Galactic in 2004, and he plans to be flying missions by 2008.
Galactic disks arise several billion years after halos do.
Sir Richard, children Holly and Sam and parents Ted and Eve, both in their 80s, are all keen to go into space when galactic flights begin in 2008.
Members will need to earn two million Flying Club miles on Virgin Atlantic flights to be able to redeem them for a trip with Virgin Galactic into space.
The completion of the acquisition comes as Virgin Galactic and Scaled begin to plan the handover of the SS2 development program to Virgin Galactic, with Scaled remaining fully committed to the final portion of the WK2 and SS2 test flight programs prior to Virgin Galactic commencing commercial operations.
Virgin Galactic - the aerospace firm founded by the British billionaire Richard Branson - announced Monday that it had signed a contract for four satellite launches.
Virgin Galactic is set to launch its first commercial space flight later this year with Virgin Group founder, Richard Branson, on board.
Billionaire entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson has revealed he wants to build hotels in space if his space travel company Virgin Galactic is successful.
VIRGIN GALACTIC tests new fleet of LIQUID-FUELED ROCKET ENGINES
In addition to the regular Galactic rotation the scientists found the Milky Way moving perpendicular to the Galactic plane.
As we shift our gaze up along the Milky Way away from the galactic center (northeastward in terms of celestial coordinates), we start looking toward our galaxy's outer regions.