Center Director Jim Kennedy (left) is welcomed by the principal of Immokalee High School in Naples, Fla., site of KSC’s presentation to students at Immokalee Middle School, one of the schools in NASA’s Explorer Schools (NES) Program. Immokalee and Pine Ridge Middle School are an NES team. Kennedy is visiting the school to share the for space exploration with the next generation of explorers. He is talking with students about our destiny as explorers, NASA’s stepping stone approach to exploring Earth, the Moon, Mars and beyond, how space impacts our lives, and how people and machines rely on each other in space. NES establishes a three-year partnership annually between NASA and 50 NASA Explorer Schools teams, consisting of teachers and education administrators from diverse communities nationwide.