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The meaning of stage-separation is probably straightforward, but what are all of the types of things for which separation would apply?

I can imagine booster and fuel-tank separations would count, but what about

Should a Wiki excerpt be added to make sure it is for non-stage-separation-based separations? What should it say exactly, and what to do about capsules?

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Aside from the fact that you pointed out that not all separations may be considered related to staging, there is another implicit difference I see between these two terms--may not always be there but is definitely sometimes implied. "Stage separation" describes a process, whereas "separation" is a single event.

That said, I'm not clear on how we should define usage of these tags, but we do need to establish their usage guidelines and probably retag some questions.

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