There are a number of heavy objects on earth, but which one tops the list?
The Great Wall of China is number one. The wall weighs approximately 116 billion pounds.
When it comes to the heaviest object that has been directly weighed, the winner sits at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
The Revolving Service Structure (RSS) of launch pad 39B. In 2004 the structure was lifted up and weighed in at 5,342,000 pounds. That’s 2,423 tonnes. Talk about heavy!
~ Fun Fact ~
Did you know that the heaviest living thing on earth is the Giant Sequoia tree? These massive trees can grow to over 300 feet in height, 40 feet in diameter and weigh more than 6,000 tons!