""When faced with pain, Italy shows its best side""
Italian Prime Minister
""It's a race against the clock""
euronews special correspondent
"They are all terrorists and all are bad"
Recep Tayyip Erdogan
President of Turkey
"It could well be the discovery of all time"
Tim de Zeeuw
ESO Director General
"The aim now is to save as many lives as possible"
Mayor of Amatrice
"It's part of the tools in economic warfare"
"There were so many people under the rubble, they didn't know how to rescue them."
A satellite's story
Everything must come to an end. That is true for humanity and for satellites. After 16 years of loyal service observing our earth the ERS satellite is doomed and is set to turn to heat and light. The life of ERS 2 is in this edition of Space.