Burnham quote (DSC S2:E4 "An Obol For Charon"), speaking to Capt Pike
"This sphere is 100,000 years old. Imagine what it knows, what it's seen. Captain, this falls under Discovery's original mission statement as a science vessel."
This is a recurring DSC subject.
Pike quote (DSC S2:E1 "Brother"), speaking to Burnham
"Wherever our mission takes us,, we’ll try to have a little fun on the way too, huh? Make a little noise. Ruffle a few feathers." -- see https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/01/star-trek-discoverys-second-season-arrives-with-a-flashy-get-to-know-you-debut/
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