The Mars rover has zapped several rocks in order to test its laser systems are working.
The first rock, dubbed 'Coronation', was chosen because of its proximity. Other choices include an outcrop of rocks that were uncovered by the Sky Crane thrusters during the landing.
NASA scientists are looking forward to doing "lots more science with the ChemCam instrument".
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity beamed Will.i.am's new song, Reach for the Stars, to earth.
The Black Eyed Peas rapper will debut his latest single Reach For The Stars on Mars tonight.
NASA has named the spot where its Curiosity rover landed on Mars 'Bradbury Landing' after the celebrated science-fiction author Ray Bradbury