We bit the apple, but we’re still a long way from the core. I think with a few more bites we’ll achieve our goals. It might not be what we expected. It might not be the FTL everyone imagines. It might not be FTL at all. It might require a better understanding of, and the redefining of Space itself.
Like those pioneers who crossed continents or oceans for a new world, these ships will be packed with the people and tools necessary to be self-sufficient. Besides necessities, people will take things to comfort their exile. Some of the objects will make sense, some will really be out there, but to each their own.