The Sentinel-1A satellite is prepared for launch at Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. Sentinel-1, carries an advanced radar instrument to provide an all-weather, day-and-night supply of imagery of Earth’s surface. Sentinel-1A is scheduled for launch on 3 April 2014.
More about Sentinel-1: http://www.esa.int/Sentinel-1
Follow the Sentinel-1 launch campaign: http://blogs.esa.int/eolaunches/