Media are invited to a joint signing ceremony between NASA and the Australian Space Agency at 9 a.m. EDT Saturday, Sept. 21, at NASA Headquarters in Washington.

NASA Deputy Administrator Jim Morhard and Megan Clark, head of the Australian Space Agency, will sign a joint statement of intent to expand cooperation in space exploration, including NASA’s Artemis lunar program, between the two agencies. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will attend the ceremony, along with Joe Hockey, Australia’s ambassador to the United States and Arthur Culvahouse Jr., U.S. ambassador to Australia.

Due to space constraints, media will be confirmed for this event on a first-come, first-served basis. There will not be a formal media availability. Media interested in participating should send their name, media affiliation, and phone number to Sean Potter at

Media must arrive no later than 8 a.m. Saturday with at least one form of government-issued photo identification. NASA Headquarters is located at 300 E Street SW.

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