The tracking service can also be accessed through Amazon Alexa, OnStar and the Bing search engine, 보도 자료에 따르면.
This is the 66th year NORAD has been tracking Santa’s yuletide journey around the world. It started by accident, 보도 자료에 따르면, 에 1955 when a local newspaper advertisement informed children they could call Santa directly — only the contact number was misprinted.
“Instead of reaching Santa, the phone rang through to the crew commander on duty, US Air Force Colonel Harry Shoup, at the Continental Air Defense Command Operations Center, the predecessor to NORAD,” reads the release. “안부. Shoup was quick to realize a mistake had been made, and assured the child he was Santa.”
Thus the tradition was started, according to NORAD, and they have carried it on since NORAD was created in 1958. Millions of families and children around the world have used the tracking service, according to NORAD.