Photos: PAZ Satellite Prepares for Launch

The PAZ radar observation satellites undergoes final assembly and testing operations at Airbus Defence & Space facilities in Europe ahead of traveling to California for an early 2018 launch atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Standing five meters tall, PAZ will collect Synthetic Aperture Radar Imagery with sub-meter resolution for multi-mission use in the security & defence sectors as well as civilian applications.

All Photos: Airbus Defence & Space