Yes, of course duct tape works in a near-vacuum. Duct tape works anywhere. Duct tape is magic and should be worshiped. — Andy Weir, The Martian
Duct tape, the toolbox-in-one, among the ranks of sporks, is uh-maz-ing.
Need to patch a wobbly leg? Duct tape. Need a wallet? Duct tape. Need a temporary seal when your helmet’s cracked on Mars? As Watney would probably say, “duct tape the shit out of it.”