Seriously, it's always the slowest ones that go down with the ship/flying aircraft carrier/Death Star. That's why our friends at Oobject have assembled the 11 best ways to bail—and fast.


And while you're making your great escape, be sure to check out dummies going splat in these 10 ejection seat test videos, these 15 human-cocoons (the best kind of human-something hybrid), and some bubble cars—the escape pods of the road.

EXINT underwing pod for inserting or extracting special forces operatives

Miles M.52 transonic research aircraft escape pod

Convair B-58 Hustler escape pod

F-111 Aardvark detachable cockpit escape pod

NASA rocket capsule escape system

If you ever wondered what the tiny rocket at the top of NASA rockets since the Apollo era, was, they fire to eject the capsule in the event of a launch emergency.

Floating hotel in former oil platform escape pods

NASA space station escape pod

Japanese survival pod

10 person submarine escape pod

Submarine escape pod being lowered into position

Airplane safety body passenger compartment

Cargo ship escape pod