It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as heavy as The Space Shuttle.
In other words, the weight of The Space Shuttle is 140 times 500 kilograms.(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 71,000 kilograms. The shuttle's spacious cargo bay carried the Chandra X-ray Observatory into orbit in 1999 — a payload that weighed 19,737 kg.
It's about 150 times as heavy as a Brick.
In other words, the weight of a Brick is 0.0059 times 500 kilograms.(Standard, traditional face brick - 1,900 cu. cm (120 cu. in))
A standard, traditional face brick weighs an average of 2.9 kg. The steeple of the Church of St. Martin in Landshut, Germany is said to be the tallest brick tower in the world at a height of 130.6 m (428.5 ft) and was constructed using an estimated 650,000 bricks.
It's about one-two-hundredth as heavy as a Blue Whale.
In other words, 500 kilograms is 0.00478 times the weight of a Blue Whale, and the weight of a Blue Whale is 209 times that amount.(Balaenoptera musculus)
Blue whales weigh between 73,000 and 136,000 kg. The largest mammal to have ever lived, blue whales feed almost exclusively on krill — tiny invertebrates weighing about 0.001 kilograms each.
It's about 200 times as heavy as a Chihuahua.
In other words, 500 kilograms is 222 times the weight of a Chihuahua, and the weight of a Chihuahua is 0.0045 times that amount.(a.k.a. Chihuahue(o) (FCI standard)
The F&d&ration Cynologique Internationale (FCI) calls for Chihuahuas to weigh about 1.5 to 3 kg. Relative to their body sizes, Chihuahuas have the largest brain size of any dog breed.
It's about one-three-hundredth as heavy as a House.
In other words, 500 kilograms is 0.00321 times the weight of a House, and the weight of a House is 312 times that amount.(149 sq. m, single-level, unfurnished)
A 149 sq. m (1,600 sq. ft), single-story, unfurnished house (without extensive masonry) of the type commonly found in America would weigh approximately 156,000 kg, based on the weight of the included materials. In contrast, a yurt — a type of dwelling structure popular among nomadic peoples of East Asia — typically weighs less than 458 kg.
It's about 350 times as heavy as a Human Brain.
In other words, the weight of a Human Brain is 0.0027 times 500 kilograms.(adult)
The average weight of an adult human brain is between 1.350 kilograms. In humans and primates, sight and vision utilize about 30 different parts of the brain which together account for about half of the brain's size.
It's about 500 times as heavy as a liter of Water.
In other words, 500 kilograms is 499.9860 times the weight of a liter of Water, and the weight of a liter of Water is 0.002000056 times that amount.(fresh; 4° C / 39.2° F; maximum density)
Contrary to popular belief, 1 liter (0.0.264172052358148 gal) of water at 4° C / 39.2° F (its point of maximum density) weighs 1.000028 kg rather than 1 kg exactly. The total volume of water on the planet Earth is about 13,590,000,000,000,000,000 (13.59 quntillion) L (3,590,000,000,000,000,000 gallons).