How could you say something is from space? For instance, californian, french, american, etc. Spactian sounds like something that could perhaps be correct, but the spelling's transposition into pronunciation sounds different than the actual pronunciation, which should be spay-shean. Thank you in advance!

  • Spatial:1. of or pertaining to space.2. existing or occurring in space.thefreedictionary.com/spatial – user66974 Jul 26 '15 at 15:38
  • @Josh61 That doesn't quite seem right, seeing as thefreedictionary.com's definition of american is "a native or inhabitant of America". – TheAustralianBirdEatingLouse Jul 26 '15 at 15:40
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    Do you mean from outer-space? If so, have you considered extraterrestrial? – Avon Jul 26 '15 at 15:41
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    What about cosmic? Of or relating to the universe or cosmos, especially as distinct from the earth: – user66974 Jul 26 '15 at 15:46
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    "Extraterrestrial" means precisely "not from Earth". "Cosmic" is somewhat vaguer and can mean extraterrestrial, something more distant (outside the Solar System, eg), or something abstract and ethereal (eg, imaginary or fictitious). – Hot Licks Jul 26 '15 at 18:53

Cosmic may fit your needs:

  • Of or relating to the universe or cosmos, especially as distinct from the earth: cosmic matters (ODO)

"Cosmic" -- from the cosmos.

"Extraterrestrial" -- from anywhere other than Earth.

"Space" is the space between places, so it doesn't lend itself readily to being used as an origin. Anything in Space must have come from somewhere else ...

  • Thank you, to clarify I did mean Space as more of a proper noun, pertaining specifically to the space between extra-terrestrial objects as a place in and of itself. – TheAustralianBirdEatingLouse Jul 26 '15 at 15:50

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