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In 2003, the Planetary Society plans to launch Cosmos-1, the first solar sail. We are planning an experiment to irradiate the sail with the Deep Space Network beam from Goldstone. This can demonstrate, for the first time, beamed propulsion of a sail in space. The 450 kW microwave beam from the large 70-m dish can show direct microwave beam acceleration of the sail by photon pressure, and we can measure that acceleration by on-board accelerometer telemetry. In addition, we describe a missiondoi:10.1063/1.1582124 fatcat:7qqlqcqiofexhixdgys2uexrsi