The 2006 Photogrammetric Award (Fairchild) has been awarded to Professor Gordon Petrie, an outstanding photogrammetric professional with a record of solid achievements. His contributions to the field over his half-century career include both outstanding technical work and a corps of students throughout the world trained by him. The Photogrammetric Award (Fairchild) was established in 1943 to stimulate the development of the art of aerial photogrammetry in the United States. This award was originally sponsored by the Loral Fairchild Corporation and is now supported by Lockheed Martin. The award will be presented during the ASPRS 2006 Annual Conference in Reno, May 1-5. It includes an engraved plaque.