- An ejection capsule is a detachable compartment in an aircraft or manned spacecraft which
serves as a cockpit or cabin and may be ejected as a unit and parachuted
to the ground.
- The term nay also refer to a boxlike unit in an artificial satellite, probe, or unmanned spacecraft,
which usually contains recording instruments or records of observed
data and may be ejected and returned to Earth by parachute or some other