For over 50 years the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) has tracked Santa’s flight making sure the skies are clear for each stage of his Yuletide journey. NORAD uses four high-tech systems to track Santa — radar, satellites, Santa Cams and fighter jets.
The public can follow Santa’s journey through NORAD Santa cams, the ultra-cool, high-tech, high-speed digital cameras that NORAD pre-positions at many locations around the world. The cameras capture images and videos of Santa and his reindeer as they make their journey around the world.
There are a number of ways you can track Santa with NORAD including:
While you’re at it, check out these other great mobile apps from our federal colleagues across government on the USA.gov Apps gallery.
Wishing you all a happy holiday and peaceful joyous new year!