David Casler KE0OG has released a series of tutorial videos for the US Extra class license two of which cover amateur radio satellites.
The first deals with Orbital Mechanics and the second covers the radio aspects of amateur satellites.
Watch Extra Lesson 2.3, Amateur Satellites (Part 1)
Watch Extra Class Section 2.3 Satellite Operations (Part 2)
See the other tutorial videos at https://www.youtube.com/user/davecasler/videos