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ASTANA, July 17 (Itar-Tass) - Operations to remove toxic stuff from the crash site of the Proton- M carrier rocket, which crashed at Baikonur on July 2 , are over, the press service of the Kazakh Space Agency ( Kazcosmos) said on Wednesday.
Operations to remove the remaining fragments of the Proton-M carrier rocket to site 90 at Baikonur are going on, it said. Experts have scheduled taking soil samples from the territory processed with neutralizing reagents for July 26 to analyze the results of the clean-up, Kazcosmos said in a press release.
The Proton-M carrier rocket carrying three Glonass satellites on board crashed at Baikonur on July 2. Chief of the Russian Space Agency Vladimir Popovkin said that a commission set up to investigate the causes of the Proton-M crash might announce the results of the investigation already in July.