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Where is Santa Claus? Learn using NORAD’s Follow Santa Claus

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“We escorted him when he arrived in North America with Canadian CFA teams and we escorted him across North America with our F-22 and F-15,” said NORAD Director Colonel Dan Knight said.

You might be wondering how this group came to track down one of the fastest moving and secretive guys in the entire world. Unlike Santa Claus, NORAD does not use magic.

“We are tracking ballistic missile launches and tracking aircraft across North America and then around the world,” Knight said. North Pole, and we followed Santa as he took off and then started traveling around the world. “

NORAD has been doing this for over 60 years. The real mission begins with a phone call to the wrong number.

“One kid got hold of a misprinted phone number, and called the command center in Cheyenne Mountain,” Knight said.

That kid wanted to know where Santa was on Christmas Eve 1955. NORAD’s predecessor, CONAD, happened to be on the other end of the line. The team didn’t know where Santa was at the time, but they knew how to find him and have been following him ever since!

“You know, technology has changed, you know, satellites and radar have definitely changed. There’s been a lot of upgrades, you know, over time, but it’s still basically the business of business. the same and we’re continuing to do that.”

An important part of that business is protecting Santa’s privacy. “Santa is an independent guy,” said Knight. “We’re just here to watch him, and if we had talked to him, we probably wouldn’t have been able to tell.”

“He doesn’t stop to share his secrets with us, just as he doesn’t share how he managed to get down those chimneys and get to those socks,” Knight added.

If you want to know where Santa is right now, NORAD has made it super easy for you to track him down. You can call +1 (877) HI-NORAD or Click here for live updates.

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Yasmin Harisha

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