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[i]No manned launches will be allowed until a special investigating commission completes its work, which may take a month or more, the source said.
"The commission needs to check the manufacturing of the rocket's third stage at a plant in Samara [TSKB Progress] and the pre-launch preparations at Baikonur. It is also necessary to recover fragments of the third stage from the taiga and hand them over to specialists for subsequent analysis," he said.
The commission is only just being formed, and "no quick results should be expected," the source said.
"When all groups of experts sort the reasons of the breakdown and come to a unanimous conclusion, they will sign an ultimate report, and only after that Soyuz-U launches may resume," he said.
The nearest manned space launch is likely to be shifted to the second half of October, the source said.[/i]
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