Buzz Aldrin Is Evacuated From the South Pole After Falling Ill

Photo Buzz Aldrin in Australia in November. Credit Mick Tsikas/European Pressphoto Agency Buzz Aldrin, the adventurer, the former astronaut, and the second person to walk on the moon, was evacuated from Antarctica on Thursday after falling ill while visiting the South Pole with a tourism group. The National Science Foundation said in a statement that …

NORAD launches its annual Santa Tracker

The website, which launches Thursday, Dec. 1, tracks Santa’s yuletide journey as he delivers presents around the globe. As the countdown to Christmas begins, volunteers at the North American Aerospace Defense Command have begun the agency’s 61st annual “tracking” of Santa Claus’ movements. The NORAD Tracks Santa website, which launches this year on Thursday, Dec. 1., …