How much closer than Bananna Creek Viewing Area can a press badge get me to the launch site at Kennedy space center? Or any other way to get closer?

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    $\begingroup$ If you are an astronaut on the flight you get pretty close. $\endgroup$
    – Jon Custer
    Commented Sep 17, 2021 at 13:13
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    $\begingroup$ Marry an astronaut and you can watch from the top of the VAB. $\endgroup$ Commented Sep 17, 2021 at 13:19

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The Press Site is approximately 3.2 miles to Pad 39A, while the Banana Creek site is roughly 3.9 miles.

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    $\begingroup$ Welcome to Space! Can you identify the source of your information? $\endgroup$
    – DrSheldon
    Commented Sep 17, 2021 at 22:23

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