Leonard Nimoy didn't just have a massive impact on science fiction, he also transformed pop culture. Nimoy, who died today, took the thankless supporting role of an emotionless alien science whiz, and turned Spock on Star Trek into an icon.
They aren't Jim's crew at that moment. They lost a family member who sacrificed himself to save the rest! I'm sorry but I wouldn't be able to contain myself either. The aura of keeping your feelings in check to be able to do your job just went out the window.