…not to mention the fact that RED SHIRT thought he was God's gift to the Federation and jeopardised the mission by getting himself killed. Was he trying to prove to Kirk and co that he had balls but no brains… or did he suffer from lack of air due to a suit malfunction?
On the subject of the Transporter its a magical device pure and simple, ready to do what the writers called for.
TREK IS TREK. WHATEVER THE TIMELINE!
The next TV Series should be called STARFLEET!