Another quote from Star Trek Voyager. They’ve found a space ship from way back in the past. The rest of the crew are all envious of the ones who get to go and have a look at it, because it’s a direct look at the past. Explorers are historians, and I guess historians are explorers.
The pilot died but recorded a message first, and that was what he said. He hoped his Dad would get the message, but no, it was Seven-Of-Nine, who has discovered empathy with people from the past that she didn’t know personally.