Entertainer and vocalist Nichelle Nichols, most popular as Star Trek's correspondences official Lieutenant Uhura

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 kicked the bucket Saturday night in Silver City, New Mexico.

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 "I lament to illuminate you that an extraordinary light in the atmosphere no longer sparkles for us as it has for such countless years," 

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 her child Kyle Johnson composed on the site Uhura.com. "

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 In 1968, Nichols stood out as truly newsworthy when Uhura imparted a close kiss to Captain James T. Kirk 

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 in an episode called "Plato's Stepchildren

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 "His face got extremely, serious," she reviewed. "

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 Furthermore, I said, 'all things considered, I told Gene just yesterday that I will leave the show 

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 after the principal year since I've been advertised... Also, he halted me and said: 'You can't do that.'

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 What's more, she had her own science establishment, Women in Motion.