With the official public opening of GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY: COSMIC REWIND later this week, you might want to catchup on the new lingo, names, and characters that attraction introduces. Courtesy of Disney, we have an entire glossary below of lingo to know before you go.
Andromeda Galaxy – Spiral galaxy home to the Xandar system; galaxy nearest the Milky Way
Xandar – Paradise-like planet in the Andromeda Galaxy home to a diverse, peace-loving population
Terra – Xandarian term for Earth, home to Terrans (residents of Earth)
Wonders of Xandar Pavilion – First “other-world” showcase pavilion at EPCOT, where the people of Terra can learn more about Xandarians and their technologies, as well as the commonalities between the two cultures
Galaxarium – Sweeping planetarium-style space showcasing planets, stars and other intergalactic wonders that connect Terra and Xandar
Worldmind – Xandarian supercomputer that narrates the Galaxarium; holds the collective knowledge, memory and experience of all the Xandarian people
Xandar Gallery – Showcase of Xandarian people, culture and history – including the heroes of Xandar – through specially crafted displays
“Good Morning Xandar” – Popular news program on Xandar, often featuring interviews with famous personalities
Phase Chamber – Xandarian teleportation room used to instantaneously transport people from Terra’s surface to an orbiting ship
Treasures of Xandar – Retail shop at the Wonders of Xandar pavilion, operated by The Broker
Jump Points – Artificial tunnels in space allowing for rapid travel between two different points separated by a vast distance
Cosmic Generator – Xandarian technology that creates jump points, linking distant points in space to one another
Nova Corps – Defense and peacekeeping force for Xandar and the Andromeda Galaxy
Nova Prime Irani Rael – Leader of the Nova Corps, charged with protecting the Xandarian people from threats while serving as an emissary of peace through understanding across the galaxy
Centurion Tal Marik – Commander of the Starcharter, leader of the Nova Corps peacekeeping efforts, and close advisor to Nova Prime (this is the character’s first appearance, as he was created for Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind)
Starblaster – Nova Corps short-range patrol craft, notable for its eight pointy fins that look like a star; can connect with other Starblasters to form a physical barrier
Starcharter – Large Nova Corps cruiser
Starjumper – Small escape shuttle that launches from a Nova Corps Starcharter
M-Ship – Class of personal spacecraft owned by Peter Quill, serving as base of operations for the Guardians of the Galaxy
Celestial – A cosmic being of immense power whose size and scope defy human perception
Eson – A Celestial watching over Earth for eons, growing increasingly frustrated with the course of human history
I Am Groot – I am Groot
See it for Yourself
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY: COSMIC REWIND opens at EPCOT in Walt Disney World on May 27, 2022.
But wait, there’s more!
We have a whole bunch of coverage for GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY: COSMIC REWIND. Below are some additional highlights you do NOT want to miss!
- FIRST LOOK: Check out video and photos inside and on GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY: COSMIC REWIND at EPCOT
- WATCH: Full POV on-board GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY: COSMIC REWIND at EPCOT
- FUN FACTS: GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY: COSMIC REWIND is a new kind of family thrill at EPCOT
- WATCH: Wonders of Xandar exhibit includes archival appearance by “Terran visionary” Walt Disney
- INSIDE: New TREASURES OF XANDAR gift shop brings a cosmic selection of GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY merchandise