The module will have a small, pressurised workspace for the crew and large windows offering 360-degree views.
The satellite will also work with the LRO to test out a new navigation system that will help NASA when its launches the Lunar Gateway.
The lunar space station US intends to build will have a lifetime of at least 15 years, the NASA chief said.
A spacecraft and a mini space station will remain in lunar orbit and be used for a first crewed mission in 2024
Three NASA astronauts spent three days living inside each of the space habitat prototypes.
Five launches will carry building blocks for the Gateway — a staging point for the Moon landing.
Redditers raised many cool questions about the Artemis mission, which was moved up four years sooner than originally planned for in 2028.
We don't want to go to the surface, prove we can, again & be done...We want to go to stay: NASA Chief.
After a year of intensive testing, the first 3-week unmanned Orion mission is scheduled for 2020.
Russia won't be reduced to a junior partner in the project to build the lunar Gateway: Roscosmos