Why do astronauts have velcro stripes on their pants?

– Xochielt Sanchez

Answer by Robert Frost:

You can't just set things down, in space.  If you want your pen, clipboard, calculator, stopwatch, barcode reader, screwdriver, pliers, etc. to stay near you, the easiest way is to stick them to your leg.

Why do astronauts have velcro stripes on their pants?

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