Dr. Julian Earls, director of the NASA Glenn Research Center, talks to students at Ronald E. McNair High School in Atlanta, a NASA Explorer School. He accompanied KSC Deputy Director Dr. Woodrow Whitlow Jr., who is visiting to the school to share the vision for space exploration with the next generation of explorers. Dr. Earls discussed the future and the vision for space, plus the NASA careers needed to meet the vision. Astronaut Leland Melvin (far right) accompanied Whitlow, talking with students about the importance of teamwork and what it takes for mission success. Whitlow talked 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.