Maybe so, but my point was in relation to this from PK99,Yes and no.
Star trek wasn't aired in the UK till 1969 a widely known fact that leads to a lot of confusion on topics like this.
I doubt if Samsung were basing their case on when Star Trek or Space Odyssey were aired in the UK
If you have transporter technology that can move people from orbit to a planet, it's quite easy for it to transport the content of your bowels or bladder. You wouldn't even have to visit a transporter booth, it could lock onto the signal from your comms badge.A five year mission and not a toilet to be seen