PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (CBSMiami) – There are just a few days left until Christmas which means The North American Aerospace Defense Command is ready to start tracking Santa’s yuletide journey around the world.READ MORE: Arrest Made In Fort Lauderdale Double Shooting
The NORAD Tracks Santa website is celebrating its 63rd Anniversary.
The website, www.noradsanta.org, features Santa’s North Pole Village, which includes a holiday countdown, games, activities, and more.
The website is available in eight languages: English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, and Chinese.Costco Drops Mask Mandate For Fully Vaccinated Employees, Shoppers
Of course, the big countdown really begins on December 24 when website visitors can watch Santa make preparations for his flight.
NORAD’s “Santa Cams” will stream videos as Santa makes his way over various locations.
On Christmas Eve, up-to-date reports on Santa’s location are also available via phone or text at 1-877-HiNORAD.
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It all started in 1955 when a local media advertisement directed children to call Santa direct – only the number was misprinted. Instead of reaching Santa, the phone rang through to the Crew Commander on duty at the Continental Air Defense Command Operations Center. Thus began the tradition, which NORAD carried on since it was created in 1958.