Mass of average human

Mass of average human (62 kg)



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Mass of average human (62 kg)

  • is 1/1000 of Mass of an M1 Abrams tank (62,000 kg)...more
  • is 1/500 of Mass of a fully loaded 40' shipping container (30,400 kg)...more
  • is 1/250 of Mass of the Apollo program Lunar Excursion Module moon lander (15,200 kg)...more
  • is 1/40 of Mass of an adult male giraffe (2,500 kg)...more
  • is about as big as Mass of heaviest allowable Lightweight professional boxer (61.2 kg)...more
  • is 5 x Mass of a standard Gold Bar (`London Good Delivery`) (12.44 kg)...more
  • is 20 x Mass of Selmer MkVI Tenor Saxophone (3.15 kg)...more

If this was a standard unit ...

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