11 Incredible Escape Pods

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.

11 Incredible Escape Pods

EXINT underwing pod for inserting or extracting special forces operatives

11 Incredible Escape Pods

Miles M.52 transonic research aircraft escape pod

11 Incredible Escape Pods

Convair B-58 Hustler escape pod

11 Incredible Escape Pods

F-111 Aardvark detachable cockpit escape pod

11 Incredible Escape Pods

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.

11 Incredible Escape Pods

Floating hotel in former oil platform escape pods

11 Incredible Escape Pods

NASA space station escape pod

11 Incredible Escape Pods

Japanese survival pod

11 Incredible Escape Pods

10 person submarine escape pod

11 Incredible Escape Pods

Submarine escape pod being lowered into position

11 Incredible Escape Pods

Airplane safety body passenger compartment

11 Incredible Escape Pods

Cargo ship escape pod