Are we about to lose another original "Star Trek" cast member? We lost Leonard Nimoy earlier this year, and now Nichelle Nichols (Lt. Uhura) has suffered - what they're referring to as - a mild stroke.

Messages from around the world have been sent.....she was told of the outpouring of well-wishes her fans & admirers have been giving and she smiled, saying she would like to see her Facebook messages.

Lansing Trekkies & fans are awaiting updates.....and if you're one, you should send her your support...she reads ALL her messages.

Check out the complete tale - and updates - by CLICKING HERE.

She and William Shatner shared the first interracial kiss in 1968 on a famous episode of "Star Trek" and was even coaxed into remaining on the show by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. after she expressed a desire to leave and return to the stage.