Novus Services Inc., the credit card unit of Morgan Stanley, Dean Witter & Co., announced a marketing partnership with the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida.

The Novus mark, which denotes where the Discover Card and other Novus brands are accepted, will have "preferred" status at the space center.

The center "represents the future and is the perfect environment to educate consumers on cutting-edge card payment technology," said William R. Simmons, executive vice president and general manager, Novus Network Services.

He said Novus plans to "provide stimulating exhibits and promotions to enhance consumer awareness on this topic."

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