\" \" The survival capsule is made to weather huge waves and float in a flood. Well, just hop in your handy, space-age survival capsule and ride the wave. One company, based in Washington state and aptly named Survival Capsule, argues that a survival capsule might be the best bet for people on the sprawling coasts during a tsunami. Nevertheless, the company just delivered a pod to its first U.S. customer, Washington resident Jeanne Johnson, in January. Now That's Cool Since tsunami waves can travel as fast as a jet plane, the pods need to be tested strenuously.