Back during Nov, 2009 on PlayStation Home, we had this gigantic Turkey Idol standing in the pond. To answer your question early, No the ship was not shooting at the Turkey idol. We had these rockets that would randomly fly into the Plaza from behind the Mall, the ship would shoot a beam causing them to explode!
Here is a closer look at this ship, reminds you of the SodiumOne tank shooter? ....
Central Plaza laser shooting ship!
On the other side of the Central Plaza we had a PSPGo that was playing the PlayStation Network show called Pulse hosted by Christina Lee. Take a look for yourself just in case you missed out: