Aldo Spadoni
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Aldo Spadoni

Aerospace Engineer

Aldo Spadoni, President of Aerospace Imagineering, is an MIT graduate with extensive experience as an aerospace engineer, conceptual designer, and futurist. Aldo has contributing to the conceptual, prototype, and production design of numerous advanced aircraft, missiles, and spacecraft For NASA and The U.S. Armed Services.

At Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, he created and currently manages the Engineering Visualization Resource (EVR), a dedicated creative team tasked with envisioning the future of aerospace technology, using computer based engineering and Hollywood style visualization tools.

Aldo holds patents for advanced sensor systems and trauma care technology.

As a technology consultant to the entertainment industry, Aldo supported the production of APOLLO 13 (the movie), James Cameron’s TITANIC, IRON MAN, IRON MAN 2, and other motion picture projects. Working with partner Peter Barnett, he created the initial conceptual designs for the advanced aircraft seen in the movie STEALTH. He is working with authors such as Larry Niven to visualize the amazing technological visions of hard science fiction. Aldo’s personal goal is to create compelling visions of humanity’s space faring future.

Aerospace Imagineering, founded in 1991, is a consulting company specializing in the conceptual design and visualization of advanced technology concepts. Esthetic considerations are blended with real world science and engineering to create advanced design concepts that are technically credible and visually dynamic. Aerospace Imagineering is currently engaged in exciting projects in support of aerospace, new product development, and entertainment industry applications.

Although Aldo is an aerospace engineer, he is also an accomplished space artist. Aldo is a Fellow of the International Association of Astronomical Artists (IAAA) and has served on its board of trustees. Examples of his artwork are shown below.

Aldo Spadoni on LinkedIn

Aldo Spadoni on International Space Art Network

Aldo Spadoni on The Incompleat Known Space Concordance