This isn’t Tatooine, after all but the desert outside or Reno in Nevada. The robes are made from parachutes, the silk of which would keep the astronauts cool in the day and warm in the evening.
So, they may not be about to confront the emperor and liberate the galaxy but for me these guys are just as good as a Jedi any day of the week.
Image Credit Flickr User NASA on the Commons
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