Um. . . Cap'n? Why don't you just take us all with you back in time? Can't we help?
The wormgate can't hold enough energy to push more than a fairly small payload back as far as we need to go.
That payload will be me and a big stack of data cards inside one of our tanks, stripped down.
The tank will be stripped down. I'll be fully-clothed, I assure you.
Now I just need to get that image out of my head.