The vessel known as the Milano was one of the spacecrafts used by the Ravagers. These ships were used for scouting and hunting purposes.
In 1988, moments after Meredith Quill's death, her son Peter Quill ran out into a field where he was abducted by Ravagers. The Ravagers considered eating him, or returning him to his father who had paid them to abduct Quill, but did neither, deciding to adopt Quill as one of them.
As Star-Lord, Quill used the Milano for looting and piracy, establishing his name as an intergalactic criminal. When Quill obtained the Orb, the Milano transported Quill to Xandar to sell it. After his arrest, the Milano was impounded by the Nova Corps to the Kyln. The Guardians of the Galaxy later used it to escape.
The Guardians used the ship to travel to Knowhere. When Drax the Destroyer called Ronan the Accuser to Knowhere, and Quill and Gamora were abducted by the Ravagers, Rocket, Groot, and Drax used the Milano in an attempt to free their partners.
Afterwards, the Nova Corps rebuilt the Milano for Quill as repayment for saving Xandar.
- In the original comics, Starlord's ship was a sentient star called Aurora, who was turned into a sentient spaceship by the Master of the Sun.
- In the most recent storyline, the mobile headquarter of the Guardians of the Galaxy it's called C.I.T.T., an acronym for Cool Interstellar Travel Travelship.
- The Milano is named after Peter Quill's childhood crush Alyssa Milano.