In earlier decades, when someone reached for a smoke, they might shake out a cigarette from a box featuring the cosmonaut dog Laika, Sputnik, or the Soyuz. These largely Russian cigarette packages are a retro look at a time when even a quick hit of nicotine would remind us of our spacefaring dreams.

Laika

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Sputnik

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Interplanetary

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Apollo Soyuz

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Novaya Planeta (New Planet)

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Raketa (Rocket)

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Vostok

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Orbita

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Cosmos

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