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Tracking Santa this Christmas Eve

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Posted at 5:33 PM, Dec 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-24 18:33:18-05

By Ed Payne 

(RNN) – It’s Christmas Eve and Santa Claus is on his way.

For the 63rd time the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) is keeping tabs on the jolly old elf as he makes his way around the world.

So far, he’s traveled to New Zealand, Australia. India, Afghanistan and Russia, according to the NORAD Twitter feed, with more locations to come.

“In addition to our day-to-day mission of defending North America, we are proud to carry on the tradition of tracking Santa as he travels along his yuletide flight,” said Gen. Terrence O’Shaughnessy, commander of NORAD and U.S. Northern Command. “The same radars, satellites and interceptors employed on December 24 are used year-round to protect Canada and the United States.”

There are lots of ways to keep up with Kris Kringle throughout the day (just click on the links below):

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