It's about forty times as heavy as The Space Shuttle
In other words, the weight of The Space Shuttle is 0.026 times 0.00273 megatonnes.(for Endeavour, a.k.a. OV-105, a.k.a. Orbiter Vehicle-105) (empty weight, excluding main engines)
When empty, the space shuttle Endeavour weighs 0.0000710 megatonnes. The shuttle's spacious cargo bay carried the Chandra X-ray Observatory into orbit in 1999 — a payload that weighed 0.0000200 megatonnes.
It's about 250 times as heavy as an Anchor of a Cruise Ship
In other words, 0.00273 megatonnes is 242 times the weight of an Anchor of a Cruise Ship, and the weight of an Anchor of a Cruise Ship is 0.00413 times that amount.(for QE2 forward anchor, a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2)
Each of the forward anchors of the RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 weighs 0.00001130 megatonnes. The anchor of the QE2 now sits in front of the Holyrood Church in Southampton, England, United Kingdom, along a pedestrian tourist route known as "the QE2 mile."
It's about 450 times as heavy as a Tyrannosaurus rex
In other words, the weight of a Tyrannosaurus rex is 0.0023 times 0.00273 megatonnes.(for FMNH PR2081, a.k.a. "Sue") (a.k.a. Tyrannosaurus, a.k.a. T-Rex) (estimated live weight)
The notable Tyrannosaurus specimen housed at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, Illinois, "Sue," is estimated to have weighed about 0.00000640 megatonnes while alive. A renowned predator in popular culture, the teeth of tyrannosaurus rex were up to 33.02 cm (13 in) long.
It's about 450 times as heavy as an Elephant
In other words, the weight of an Elephant is 0.0022 times 0.00273 megatonnes.(for African bush elephant, Loxodonta africana) (Adult, bull)
A bull African bush elephant weighs about 0.00000610 megatonnes. Among African elephants, both males and females have tusks (whereas female Asian elephants, Elephas maximus, do not have tusks) which can grow to 3 m (10 ft) and typically weigh about 0.00000400 megatonnes
It's about 750 times as heavy as a Hippopotamus
In other words, 0.00273 megatonnes is 728 times the weight of a Hippopotamus, and the weight of a Hippopotamus is 0.00137 times that amount.(Hippopotamus amphibius) (adult, male)
The average weight of an adult male hippopotamus ranges from 0.000003750 megatonnes. Appearances to the contrary, adult hippos cannot swim or float in water; they actually move by leaping and walking across lake bottoms at about 8 kph (5 mph).
It's about 1,000 times as heavy as The Tongue of a Blue Whale
In other words, the weight of The Tongue of a Blue Whale is 0.001 times 0.00273 megatonnes.(Balaenoptera musculus) (adult)
The tongue of a Blue Whale can weigh up to 0.00000270 megatonnes. Despite their tremendous size, blue whales feed almost exclusively on tiny crustaceans called krill and cannot swallow anything much larger than a beach ball.
It's about 1,500 times as heavy as a Rhinoceros
In other words, the weight of a Rhinoceros is 0.00077 times 0.00273 megatonnes.(for Black rhinoceros, Diceros bicornis) (Adult, male)
An adult black rhinoceros weighs between 0.00000210 megatonnes. Rhinoceros are extremely aggressive — nearly one of every two males will die as a result of fighting with other rhinoceros.