NASA’s Juno spacecraft has encountered its second problem at Jupiter in less than a week.

The probe went into a protective “safe mode” at 1:47 a.m. EDT (0547 GMT) this morning (Oct. 19), preventing the spacecraft from gathering any data during today’s highly anticipated second close flyby of the solar system’s largest planet, NASA officials said.

“At the time safe mode was entered, the spacecraft was more than 13 hours from its closest approach to Jupiter,” Juno project manager Rick Nybakken, of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, said in a statement today.

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