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Which nD accelerometer symmetric configurations on a cubical LEO spacecraft can serve as a makeshift 3D gyro resolving tumbling from tidal forces?

As they often do @DavidHammen's comment has got me thinking about the following question, which is a mathematical exercise rather than a realistic scenario. On a hypothetical large cubical spacecraft ...
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Space shuttle position and velocity calculations from IMUs?

How were the space shuttle's rate gyro and accelerometer outputs converted into reliable position and velocity vectors before being fed into GNC software? Is there a document detailing those ...