NORAD's Santa Site Up and Running

In addition to monitoring our skies for potential threats from above, the North American Aerospace Defense Command monitors the movements of Santa Claus as he traverses the world each year. NORAD announced this week that its Santa website is live at Here's a preview of what to expect.

This year marks the 52ND season that the agency is monitoring St. Nick's travels around the globe. The website features the history of the program, information on how NORAD tracks Santa and interactive games.

Beginning at 4 AM on December 24, the site will offer a minute-by-minute display of Santa’s journey as he leaves the North Pole to make his yearly deliveries. NORAD says that in 2006, its Santa site received a whopping 941 million hits from 210 countries and territories.