Serving at the research facility on Hox alongside Director Trainer, fellow physicist Asher Shaw, and eventually Vivaldi Pierce , Galen naturally became quite close with her colleagues as she flexed her scientific prowess and comedic tongue more and more.
She was instrumental in getting the Andromeda Havens designed while the rest of the team tried to crack the secrets behind hyperspace. The project ran close to the wire, but the team eventually pulled in off: in no small part due to Galen's nautical expertise.
Mike fully acknowledged her contributions. In combination with her stellar personality, the man chose for her to represent the Gaia on the Initiative Conclave and lead the Horizons Initiative's science department.